Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Treatment

Treatment of breast cancer

Treatment of breast cancer depends on the type of breast cancer. There are several types of breast cancer such as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). There was also a very rare species, such as inflamed Breast Cancer (IBC). Learn how to attack breast cancer and what the real cause of breast cancer.

Most breast cancer attacking women, but did not rule can also affect men. Breast cancer caused by malignant breast cells. Breast cancer usually arises and starts from the inner lining of milk ducts or lobules. Some breast cancers require the hormones estrogen and progesterone to grow, and have receptors for those hormones.

The mainstay of breast cancer treatment is surgery when the tumor is localized, followed by chemotherapy (when indicated), radiotherapy and adjuvant hormonal therapy for ER positive tumours (with tamoxifen or an aromatase inhibitor). Management of breast cancer is undertaken by a multidisciplinary team based on national and international guidelines. Depending on clinical criteria (age, type of cancer, size, metastasis) patients are roughly divided to high risk and low risk cases, with each risk category following different rules for therapy. Treatment possibilities include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and immune therapy.

Read more about Breast Cancer Treatment:  Staging, Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Gene Expression Profiling, Treatment Response Assessment, Managing Side Effects, Reoccurrence Monitoring, Attribution

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