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NCI – Breast Cancer

NCI provides information Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in this country (other than skin cancer). Each year, more than 211,000 American women learn they have this disease.

NCI provides information about cancer. You can order materials by telephone or on the Internet. You can also read them online and print your own copy.

NCI/Breast Cancer

* Telephone (1-800-4-CANCER): Information Specialists at NCI’s Cancer Information Service can answer your questions about cancer. They also can send NCI booklets, fact sheets, and other materials.
* Internet (http://www.cancer.gov): You can use NCI’s Web site to find a wide range of up-to-date information. For example, you can find many NCI booklets and fact sheets at http://www.cancer.gov/publications. People in the United States and its territories may use this Web site to order printed copies. This Web site also explains how people outside the United States can mail or fax their requests for NCI booklets.

You can ask questions online and get help right away from Information Specialists through LiveHelp at http://www.cancer.gov/cis.

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.
Breast Cancer in Men

Each year, about 1,700 men in this country learn they have breast cancer. However, more specific information about breast cancer in men is available on NCI’s Web site at http://www.cancer.gov and from NCI’s Cancer Information Service at 1-800-4-CANCER.

Scientists are studying breast cancer to find out more about its causes. And they are looking for better ways to prevent, find, and treat it.

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SOURCE:-

http://www.cancer.gov/ booklet (NIH Publication No. 05-1556)

Scientists are studying breast cancer to find out more about its causes. And they are looking for better ways to prevent, find, and treat it.

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SOURCE:-

http://www.cancer.gov/

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