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WYNTK Breast

WYNTK Breast

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This booklet has important information about breast cancer. You will read about possible causes, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care. You will also find ideas about how to cope with the disease.
This booklet has important information about breast cancer. You will read about possible causes, screening, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and supportive care. You will also find ideas about how to cope with the disease.

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Published by: International Business Times on Jun 06, 2009
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U.S. DEPARTMENT OFHEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESNational Institutes of Health
What You NeedTo Know About
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BreastCancer
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This booklet is about breast cancer.The Cancer Information Service canhelp you learn more about this disease.The staff can talk with you in English orSpanish.The number is 1–800–4–CANCER(1–800422–6237). The number forcallers with TTYequipment is1800332–8615. Your call is free.Este folleto es acerca del cáncer deseno. Llame al Servicio de Informaciónsobre el Cáncer para saber más sobreesta enfermedad. Este servicio tienepersonal que habla español.El número a llamar es el1–800–4–CANCER (1–800–422–6237).Personas con equipo TTYpueden llamaral 1–800332–8615. Su llamada esgratis.
 
Contents
The Breasts
2
Understanding Cancer
3
Risk Factors
5
Screening
8
Symptoms
12
Diagnosis
13
Additional Tests
17
Staging
17
Treatment
21
Breast Reconstruction
43
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
44
Nutrition and Physical Activity
46
Follow-up Care
47
Sources of Support
48
The Promise of Cancer Research
50
Dictionary
54
National Cancer Institute Information Resources
72
National Cancer Institute Publications
73
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ANDHUMAN SERVICESNational Institutes of HealthNational Cancer Institute

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