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Know Your Cancer: A Closer Look at Rare Breast Cancers
Know Your Cancer: A Closer Look at Rare Breast Cancers

The American Cancer Society estimates that breast cancer will affect 316,120 women in the U.S. this year. There are many different variations of breast cancer. Common types of breast cancer can be found here. Below you will find more information on less common types of breast cancers to help you understand the differences, signs, and symptoms: […]

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Breast Cancer Types
Breast Cancer Types

Breast Cancer Types There are many types of breast cancer. If you or a loved one is diagnosed with breast cancer, you may hear terms like “adenocarcinoma” and “in situ” and wonder what they mean. Below you will learn about the two most common types of breast cancer and how they act in the body: […]

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Breast Cancer Myths Debunked
Breast Cancer Myths Debunked

If I am diagnosed with breast cancer, I will lose my breasts. Not all diagnoses lead to a mastectomy, or the removal of the entire breast. Everyone’s treatment journey is different. It is important to consult your physician to fully understand all of your options. To learn more about treatment options and the difference between […]

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Understanding the Stages of Cancer
Understanding the Stages of Cancer

If you are diagnosed with cancer, one of the first questions you may ask is “How bad is it?” To answer this question, doctors often refer to the “stage” of the cancer. Most cancers are staged using the TNM system. In this system, T refers to the primary tumor; N refers to lymph nodes nearby […]

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What You Need to Know About Lymphedema: Causes & Myths
What You Need to Know About Lymphedema: Causes & Myths

By, Stephanie Graff, MD Director, Breast Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health Stephanie Graff, MD Director of the Breast Program at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at HCA Midwest Health Biopsy. Surgery. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Second opinions. Clinical trials. Pills. Insurance. MRI. Cancer. Cancer. Cancer. These are the words swirling around a person’s […]

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