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  1. Responding to a Diagnosis of Cancer
  2. Ovarian Cancer Discusses cause and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Covers diagnosis, including discovery during pelvic exam or ultrasound. Looks at treatment with chemotherapy or surgery, or both. Discusses chances of getting ovarian cancer.
  3. Breast Cancer Provides info on breast cancer for women who have been diagnosed for the first time. Discusses symptoms and how breast cancer is diagnosed. Covers mammogram and clinical breast exam. Discusses treatment options, including mastectomy and chemotherapy.
  4. Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  5. Breast Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent Discusses recurrent breast cancer. Covers symptoms and tests that diagnose cancer that has come back or spread. Discusses treatment with medicine or surgery. Offers home treatment tips for drug side effects or pain. Covers addressing emotional needs.
  6. Thyroid Cancer Discusses causes and symptoms of thyroid cancer. Covers factors that increase risk, including exposure to radiation. Discusses diagnosis and treatment with surgery, radioactive iodine, and thyroid hormone therapy.
  7. Prostate Cancer Provides info on an initial diagnosis. Discusses diagnostic tests, including PSA test and digital rectal exam. Covers symptoms common to prostate cancer and other conditions. Discusses treatment with active surveillance, surgery, or radiation. Also offers prevention tips.
  8. Cervical Cancer Discusses testing, diagnosis, and treatment of cervical cancer. Explains how most cervical cancer is caused by a virus called human papillomavirus, or HPV. Explains it is usually found through screening. Covers prevention with vaccine.
  9. Colorectal Cancer Discusses testing and diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Covers polyps, small growths inside the colon or rectum. Includes when screening tests such as colonoscopy should be done. Discusses treatment with surgery and chemotherapy. Offers prevention tips.
  10. Cancer Support: Finding Out That You Have Cancer
  11. Breast Cancer: Lymph Node Surgery for Staging Cancer
  12. Breast Cancer Screening
  13. Breast Cancer Types
  14. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer? Guides you through decision to use chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. Lists reasons for and against chemotherapy. Covers side effects. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  15. Cancer: When You First Find Out Learn to cope with your feelings after finding out you have cancer.
  16. Radiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  17. Mastectomy (Removal of the Breast) for Breast Cancer Discusses breast cancer surgery. Covers simple mastectomy, modified mastectomy, and radical mastectomy. Also discusses preventive mastectomy. Covers what to expect after surgery. Looks at risks. Links to info on breast reconstruction.
  18. Hormone Treatment for Breast Cancer
  19. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast-Conserving Surgery or a Mastectomy for Early-Stage Cancer? Guides you through decision about which surgery to have for early-stage breast cancer. Lists benefits and risks of both mastectomy and breast-conserving surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  20. Breast Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  21. Breast Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  22. Breast Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  23. Breast-Conserving Surgery (Lumpectomy or Partial Mastectomy) for Breast Cancer Discusses lumpectomy and partial mastectomy, two types of breast-conserving surgery. Covers what is done and what to expect after surgery, including having radiation therapy. Also looks at risks.
  24. Thinking About Bilateral Mastectomy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer
  25. Reducing Cancer Risk When You Are BRCA-Positive
  26. Choosing a Prosthesis After Breast Cancer Surgery
  27. Family History and the Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer
  28. Breast Cancer: Help for Skin Changes From Radiation Get tips for managing skin changes caused by radiation treatment.
  29. Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  30. Breast Cancer Screening: When Should I Start Having Mammograms? Guides through decision on when to start having mammograms. Discusses the benefits and risks of having a mammogram and the risk for getting breast cancer. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  31. Breast Cancer: Should I Have Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy? Guides through decision to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Describes what options are available for breast reconstruction and how it is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  32. Breast Cancer: What Should I Do if I'm at High Risk? Guides you through testing and treatment choices if you're at high risk for breast cancer. Covers extra checkups, medicines, and surgery. Lists reasons for and against for each option. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
  33. Prostate Cancer, Nutrition, and Dietary Supplements (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Patient Information [NCI]
  34. High-Dose Vitamin C (PDQ®): Complementary and alternative medicine - Patient Information [NCI]
  35. Deciding About Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Compare the pros and cons of having breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
  36. Breast Reconstruction: How Others Decided Hear what other women thought about as they decided whether to have breast reconstruction.
  37. Lumpectomy Learn what a lumpectomy is and how it is done.
  38. Mastectomy Learn what a mastectomy is and how it is done.
  39. Tissue Flap Surgery for Breast Reconstruction Discusses breast reconstruction surgery done after mastectomy. Covers two ways of doing the surgery: pedicle flap and free flap. Looks at types of flap surgery: TRAM, latissimus dorsi, DIEP, SIEA, TUG, and gluteal free. Covers what to expect after surgery and risks.
  40. Breast Implant Surgery for Breast Reconstruction
  41. Breast Self-Examination Discusses doing regular self-exam to help find breast lumps or changes early. Covers how it is done and what to look for. Also discusses what results mean and when you should see a doctor.

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