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I've been diagnosed with breast cancer

We have the latest information on everything from understanding your diagnosis to treatment options to improving your quality of life after treatment. You can also check out our Breast Cancer 101 interactive tool or our interactive treatment navigational tool for newly diagnosed patients. So whether you've been recently diagnosed, have just finished treatment or have been a survivor for many years, you'll get the answers you need to stay informed.

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If you have just been diagnosed (or are still undergoing testing), this section describes the different types of biopsies and can help you understand your pathology report and the factors that affect your prognosis and treatment choices.

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Choosing a particular treatment is as much a personal decision as it is a medical one. In this section of Understanding Breast Cancer, we describe each treatment option and its benefits and risks. You can also find information on clinical trials, getting good care, and insurance and other financial issues.

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A diagnosis of breast cancer can bring a wide range of emotions including shock, fear, denial, sadness and anger.  This section helps survivors find information on the physical and emotional support they may need.

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