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How Breast Cancer is Treated
After diagnosis, you will be introduced to new terminology and confronted with multiple treatment and surgical choices. Learn how to best select and communicate with your healthcare team, what treatment and surgery options are available, how to interpret your pathology report and how to take care of yourself once treatment is over. It’s important to remember that everyone’s cancer and situation is unique. What may be recommended treatment for one person, may not be recommended for you.
Reconstructing your breast through surgery is an option if you have had a mastectomy. Learn about the different types of reconstruction as well as pros and cons of each. Remember, reconstruction is a very personal decision and it's not a required part of your treatment.Keep Reading »
Connect with Others
Find women who know what it’s like to face breast cancer at a young age. The YSC community makes it easy to find and connect with other young survivors and co-survivors.