Treatment of breast cancer.

@article{Maughan2010TreatmentOB,
  title={Treatment of breast cancer.},
  author={Karen L Maughan and Mark A. Lutterbie and Peter S Ham},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 11},
  pages={1339-46}
}
Understanding breast cancer treatment options can help family physicians care for their patients during and after cancer treatment. This article reviews typical treatments based on stage, histology, and biomarkers. Lobular carcinoma in situ does not require treatment. Ductal carcinoma in situ can progress to invasive cancer and is treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy without further lymph node exploration or systemic therapy. Stages I and II breast cancers are usually… CONTINUE READING

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