Tests and diagnosis
After detecting a suspicious breast lump, your doctor recommends a breast biopsy. Find out what's involved in the procedure.
Mammography can lead to detection of breast cancer at its earliest and most treatable stage.
MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.
Sentinel node biopsy is a procedure used to determine if cancer has spread to your lymph nodes.
X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.
Treatments and drugs
Lumpectomy, surgery to remove a breast tumor, is a treatment option for some early-stage breast cancers.
Mastectomy — surgical removal of all breast tissue in one or both breasts — is an effective treatment for many types of breast cancer.
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