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Treatments for Breast Cancer

The treatment and management of breast cancer may include medications, lifestyle changes, radiation therapy , chemotherapy , biological therapy, or surgery.
The goals of treatment are to kill the cancer cells and prevent tumors from recurring in the same (or other) locations.
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesSurgeryRadiation therapyChemotherapyOther treatments

References

American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.
Detailed guide: breast cancer. American Cancer Society website. Available at: http://www.cancer.org. Accessed January 31, 2006.

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