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23Jan

The Basics of Breast Cancer!

Breast Cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide accounting for 16% of all cancers in women and 22.9% of invasive cancers in women. Breast cancer usually starts off in the inner lining of the milk ducts. A malignant tumor can spread to other parts of the body. The majority of breast cancer cases occur in females but including males and females breast cancer accounts for 18% of all cancer deaths worldwide.

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28Jan

How is Breast Cancer Treated?

Breast cancer treatment starts with choosing a team of specialists after you are diagnosed with breast cancer. It is very important to research specialists in your area and decide if you are happy with available options or if you want to travel to a specialist such as MD Anderson in Houston, Texas, one of the top treatment facilities in the United States. After you chose your team of specialists it is very important to build a personal relationship with them as they will be going on this very frightening journey with you and you want to have a very strong and open relationship. Based on your diagnosis the team of specialists will discuss available options with you to find the best path to take that fits your unique case as well as your desired level of treatment. One treatment option is called local treament which is a form of treatment that tackles the breast cancer with out effecting the rest of the body. Another form of treatment is called systemic treatment which uses drugs that can have various side effects depending on the form of breast cancer and may have side effects on other parts of the body.

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25Jan

We are gathering community reviews on Doctors

Have you or a loved one gone through breast cancer? Did you have a wonderful experience with your team of surgeons? We would love to hear about it and spread the word for the community to do research on surgeons and medical teams in their area! This unique post is to be an open discussion of the good and the bad to give those who are just starting thier journey a place to start.

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