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Breast Cancer Information

Breast cancer information from the Department of Health and Human Services and across government

What is Breast Cancer?

  • What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
  • Types of Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer in Men
  • Cancer Dictionary, Diagrams, Pictures, and Anatomy

Symptoms, Screening, Testing

  • Breast Changes
  • Breast Self-Examination
  • Mammograms and Biopsies
  • Medicare and Medicaid Coverage

Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Speaking with Your Doctor
  • Mastectomy, Lumpectomy, Breast Reconstruction
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer Drugs

Clinical Trials and Research

  • What is a Clinical Trial?
  • Find a Clinical Trial
  • Research

Support and Daily Living

  • Quality of Life
  • Physical and Emotional Changes
  • What to Say to Your Children
  • Cancer Support Groups
  • Insurance and Finances

Prevention, Genetics, Causes

  • Family History
  • Dietary Factors
  • Environmental Factors

Reference Collections

  • Cancer Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • Diagrams, Pictures, and Anatomy
  • Find a Breast Cancer Doctor
  • Publications


  • Search for Breast Cancer Statistics in Your State
  • National Breast Cancer Statistics


Breast Cancer News

  • July 11, 2007
    Boost of Radiation Beneficial in Early-Stage Breast Cancer full story

  • May 14, 2007
    Test Determines Risk of Breast Cancer Returning full story

  • April 18, 2007
    Decrease in Breast Cancer Rates Related to Reduction in Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy full story


Last revised: June 10, 2005


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