There are several types of helpful information about breast cancer from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in this section. These include:
NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. Please also see the two videos below on the topic of "Moving Beyond Breast Cancer."
Covers treatment options, types of cancer doctors, second opinion, follow-up care, and sources of support for someone recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
Explains next steps after an abnormal mammogram result, including information about how conditions are diagnosed and treated.
Covers the types of breast surgery, such as breast-sparing surgery and mastectomy, and helps women decide which surgery is the best choice for them.
Covers both the physical and emotional post-treatment issues for cancer survivors.
Covers coping strategies to help cancer caregivers adjust their focus to the recovery phase once treatment is over for their loved one with cancer.
There is one thing common to all survivors of cancer: For awhile, life is about learning to cope with the challenges of recovery. Hear from breast cancer survivors who are coping with these challenges by getting information, taking action, seeking support, and changing the way they think. The two videos below share the experiences of women who have completed treatment. The first one is a brief introduction to the women and the issues they face. The second video is the full version where the survivors describe their expectations, their struggles, and how they are moving beyond breast cancer.
This short, video overview is a brief introduction to the women and the issues they face.
This video is the full version of "Moving Beyond Breast Cancer" where the survivors describe their expectations, their struggles, and how they are moving beyond breast cancer.
Breast cancer information for patients and caregivers written by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in easy-to-read language and reviewed and updated monthly by the NCI.
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