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Cancer is mentally and physically challenging, but don't let it shut you down. Dust yourself off and get back up, even if you have to crawl. This is your life, after all, and it's worth fighting for.
A team of top physicians, including oncologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons and radiation oncologists, customizes your breast cancer treatment to be sure it is the most-advanced and least-invasive possible. Our skilled plastic surgeons offer multiple reconstruction options, using innovative procedures that focus on your quality of life. And a specially trained support team, including nurses, dietitians and therapists, helps make sure you receive personalized, coordinated breast cancer care.
Advanced Techniques, Personal Care
We treat every type of breast cancer with the latest treatments, including personalized therapies based on the cancer’s specific genetic makeup. We have the expertise to examine each breast cancer tumor carefully to determine gene-expression profiles, which then guide us toward the most effective, gentlest treatment targeted specifically to the cancer.
Special clinics focus on caring for patients with particular needs, including women with inflammatory breast cancer and young women. In addition, we have extensive expertise in treating breast cancer during pregnancy and helping women preserve fertility after breast cancer treatment.
Understanding a disease is the first step toward finding the right care. Get the facts about breast cancer, including the different types, how it starts and who’s at risk.
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There are more than 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
Breast Cancer Moon Shot
MD Anderson’s Breast Cancer Moon Shot™ aims to rapidly and dramatically improve the disease’s survival rates and reduce suffering through early detection, research and new treatments.Learn more about the Breast Cancer Moon Shot
BY Amy Countiss
March 31, 2017
When you receive a cancer diagnosis, you quickly learn just how precious life is.
Almost seven years ago, I learned I had stage IIIC, HER2-positive breast cancer. My very first mammogram revealed a large tumor in my right breast, just five days before my 41st birthday.
Because my mother died of lung cancer at age 48, my husband and I felt like time was of the essence. We immediately packed up and headed to MD Anderson ...