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What You Need To Know About™ Breast Cancer

This booklet is about breast cancer. Learning about your cancer can help you take an active part in making choices about your care.

This booklet covers:

  • Basics about breast anatomy and breast cancer
  • Treatments for breast cancer, including taking part in cancer treatment research studies
  • Reconstruction after mastectomy

This booklet has lists of questions that may help you talk with your doctor. Many people find it helpful to take a list of questions to a doctor visit.

The information in this booklet was last updated in August 2012.