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Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 09/25/2014

Changes to This Summary (09/25/2014)

General Information About Breast Cancer

This section was reformatted and extensively revised.

Histopathologic Classification of Breast Cancer

This section was renamed from Cellular Classification of Breast Cancer, reformatted, and extensively revised.

Stage Information for Breast Cancer

This section was reformatted and extensively revised.

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