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Breast Cancer Treatment – Physician Data Query (PDQ®) (Patient Version)


This summary provides patients with information about treatment for different types of breast cancer.

The summary addresses the following topics:

  • General information about breast cancer
  • Stages of breast cancer
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Recurrent breast cancer
  • Treatment option overview
  • Treatment options by stage
  • Treatment options for inflammatory breast cancer
  • Treatment options for recurrent breast cancer
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at::


National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources

National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health

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  • Release Date: 05/2004
  • Review Date: 02/2008
  • Recent Summary: 02/2008
  • Original Summary: 10/2004
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Last updated: November 14, 2012.