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What Is Invasive Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)?
What kind of breast cancer is invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC)? What are the symptoms, characteristics, treatments and prognosis? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 24, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Here's What You Need to Know About Breast Cysts...
Breast cysts are common in perimenopausal women and are not usually associated with breast cancer, but they can show up on your mammogram. Learn more. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 24, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

1 in 4 Women Will Need Additional Surgery After...
A recent study finds that 1 in 4 women will need additional surgery after a lumpectomy to get cancer-free margins. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Should Women Know about Intraductal...
What are intraductal papillomas? Do they raise the risk of breast cancer? How are they diagnosed and how can they be treated? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Why Your Oncologist Might Prescribe Procrit or...
Learn why doctors prescribe Procrit and Aranesp to boost red cell production in breast cancer patients who have anemia after undergoing chemotherapy. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 18, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Thrombocytopenia: Symptoms, Treatment, and...
Chemotherapy for breast cancer affects all the rapidly dividing cells in your body, including bone marrow cells, which make platelets, and red and white blood cells. Thrombocytopenia is defined as having a low platelet count. Learn about symptoms, risks, and treatment for chemo-induced thrombocytopenia. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 14, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Reconstruction: What Do You Need to Know?
Before committing to reconstruction there are questions that every woman needs to have answered. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 14, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Before You Start Treatment with New Diagnosis...
Where do you begin when you are faced with a new diagnosis of breast cancer? Check out these thoughts on starting your journey. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 11, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Surgical Drains are Necessary for Healing...
Having surgical drains following a mastectomy or reconstruction surgery helps rid your wound site of fluids that can cause an infection. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 7, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What is the Purpose of a Radiation Therapy Port...
Learn about what a port film is, including it's purpose during breast radiation therapy, how often it's taken, and whether it affects your total radiation dose. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 5, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How is Cytoxan Use to Treat Breast Cancer?
Cyclophosphamide, or Cytoxan, is a chemotherapy drug that is used in combination with other drugs, to treat breast cancer through slowing cell growth. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 3, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What To Pack For Your Breast Surgery Hospital...
Pack the right things to take to the hospital for your breast surgery. Use this packing list and tips for what to take and what to leave at home. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 3, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Mammogram Images, Descriptions and Details
What does your mammogram look like? See how benign and malignant masses appear to the radiologist and why you need regular breast screening. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - April 3, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Caphosol – Artificial Saliva –...
Caphosol is a mouth rinse that is used to prevent and treat oral mucositis. This solution combines a phosphate solution with a calcium solution and purified water to form a fluid that is rich in calcium and phosphate ions. Caphosol is not a pain-killer (analgesic) but may reduce pain by softening and cleansing dry mouth tissues. Read more to learn about Caphosol solution. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 30, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Klinefelter syndrome 47,XXY - Male Breast...
Klinefelter syndrome is a rare genetic condition in which a man has an extra X chromosome. (Males usually have one X and one Y chromosome.) Some of the other conditions associated with Klinefelter are hypothyroidism, infertility, testicular cancer, and an increased risk for male breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Emotional Stages of Breast Cancer - Diagnosis,...
How do emotions changes through the stages of breast cancer starting with diagnosis, then going through treatment, and on to survival? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Breast Cancer Screening and Digital Mammography
Digital mammography compares well with film mammography -- both use x-rays to take images of your breast. This is an effective way to screen for breast cancer. Women who are under 50, premenopausal, and have dense breast tissue will benefit the most from digital mammograms. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How are Procrit & Aranesp Used to Treat...
Procrit and Aranesp help boost red cell production for breast cancer patients who have anemia after undergoing chemotherapy. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Cancer Support Comfort Pillows
During cancer treatment, you can't have too many comforting pillows. These little pillows comfort us in many ways - easing the pain of incisions, soothing aching muscles, and reminding us that someone is supporting and caring for us during cancer treatment. Here are 10 ways to use comfort pillows. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Do You Believe Attitude Affects a Breast Cancer...
Many people believe that a positive attitude can prolong life for someone living with breast cancer, or any cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 28, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

The Role of Vitamin E in Breast Cancer...
Does vitamin E have a role in either the prevention or treatment of breast cancer, and how do dietary sources differ from food sources? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 26, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What you Need to Be Aware of Following a...
Healing from a mastectomy or bilateral mastectomy requires being watchful about situations that can occur during the recovery process. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 26, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Volunteer With a Breast Cancer Organization: 12...
The fight against breast cancer is a year-round battle. These breast cancer volunteer opportunities will allow you to support patients all year long. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 26, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Breast Brachytherapy - SAVI Device for...
Learn about the SAVI breast brachytherapy device for reducing recurrence after a lumpectomy via accelerated partial breast irradiation. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 26, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How to Deal with Scars After Breast Cancer...
Breast cancer surgery leaves scars, regardless of the type of operation and possible breast reconstruction Find out how to get help to reduce them. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 24, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Interstitial Brachytherapy for Early-Stage...
What should I know about nterstitial brachytherapy for breast cancer, and how is it different than whole breast radiation? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 24, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Are My Milk Lines?
Milk lines appear in all embryonic mammals as a precursor to the mammary glands. Learn the purpose of milk lines, their role in breast development, and how they might lead to breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How Having Breast Cancer Impacts Your Sleep
Sleep disturbances experienced by breast cancer patients can come from stress and the effects of medications and treatments How to sleep better. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Lumpectomy or Mastectomy?
Women with an early stage breast cancer may have choices for surgery. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 22, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How the Actual Size of Your Breast Tumor Is...
Your breast tumor size is an important part of your diagnosis, staging, and cancer treatment decisions. Learn more about how it is determined. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Use and Side Effects of Neulasta During Breast...
How is neulasta used during breast cancer chemotherapy, and what are some of its side effects and risks? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

5 Essential Tips for Coping With a Breast...
When you are diagnosed with breast cancer, you will have a lot of emotions to cope with. Learn what emotions are normal to experience, and when to get help. Expressing your emotions can actually help you cope with a cancer diagnosis. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 21, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
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Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 16, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What is the Difference Between Neulasta and...
Neutropenia during chemotherapy is treated with Neulasta or Neupogen. What's the difference, why is each chosen and what are the costs? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 16, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Breast Pain And Periods Without Birth Control...
Cyclical breast pain is related to your menstrual periods. Estrogen and progesterone rise and fall in response to your cycle or to birth control pills. Breast pain will vary according to natural hormones or the hormones in your birth control pills. Learn how your menstrual cycle and birth control pills affects your breast pain. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 15, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How Does a Chemotherapy Infusion Treat Breast...
Chemotherapy infusions​ are used to treat breast cancer. A chemotherapy infusion is effective but does have serious side effects. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 15, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Can Glutamine Help with Peripheral Neuropathy...
Can glutamine be used to prevent or decrease the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy due to chemotherapy? Is it safe and what dose is used? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 15, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Are Over-The-Counter Sleep Aids Safe While...
Breastfeeding mothers should avoid the long-term use of sleep aids. Furthermore, they should consult with a physician before using sleep aids. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 15, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Pregnancy Factors and Breast Cancer Risk
Are there breast cancer risks associated with a pregnancy or an abortion? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 15, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Will My Breast Cancer Come Back and How Would I...
What is meant by a breast cancer recurrence, what are the chances it will happen, and what can you do to lower your risk it will return? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Benefits and Side Effects of Femara (Letrozole)...
Why may Femara (letrozole), a type of aromatase inhibitor, be recommended for breast cancer treatment? What are the side effects for women? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What is a Port and Can My Blood Be Drawn...
Learn about chemotherapy ports, including how they are used, their benefits, and whether or not your clinic can draw your blood tests through them. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Do You Know There is More Than One Type of...
There are several types of breast cancer; not all present with a lump. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

When You Can Actually Call Yourself a Breast...
It's hard to talk about being a breast cancer survivor when there is still no cure. Many factors influence when patients consider themselves survivors. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Can You Find Breast Cancer Support on Social...
Social media enables newly diagnosed women and men to connect with survivors who have been successfully treated for breast cancers. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 10, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What is a Breast Ultrasound Exam Like?
A breast ultrasound exam is usually done to follow up on mammogram findings for a clearer image. Here's what to expect during this procedure. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 9, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What is Medullary Carcinoma of the Breast and...
How common is medullary breast cancer, how is it different and what are the symptoms? How is it diagnosed and treated, and what is the prognosis? (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 9, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

What Is Breast Cancer Stage Zero?
Is Stage Zero breast cancer really cancer or not? Find out what the staging means for ductal or lobular carcinoma in situ in diagnosis and treatment. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 9, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

LCIS: Not Cancer but Increases Your Risk for a...
Lobular Cancer in Situ is not cancer, but may be an indicator of an increased risk, in the future, for developing an invasive cancer in either breast. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 9, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

How Are Oncotype DX Tests Used to Diagnose...
Oncotype DX is a diagnostic test that helps you and your oncologist determine which treatment plan will most effectively treat your breast cancer. (Source: About.com Breast Cancer)
Source: About.com Breast Cancer - March 7, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: breastcancer.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news