The following pages contain information about breast cancer, its diagnosis and treatment formatted for the lay person.

In general, it is not our intention to provide specific medical advice to users of this Web site, but rather to provide users with information to help them better understand their health, diagnosed conditions, and the current range of approaches related to cancer treatment, prevention, screening, and supportive care. We urge users to consult with a qualified physician for diagnosis and for answers to their personal medical questions.

These information are reproduced from “The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (”