NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stages I and II Breast Cancer - page 21

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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Stages I and II Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
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• Physical exams and blood tests look for signs
of disease.
• Imaging tests allow your doctor to see how far
the cancer has spread.
• Testing of hormone and HER2 receptors can
help with treatment planning.
• Genetic counseling may help you decide
whether to be tested for hereditary breast
cancer.
• Fertility counseling may help you plan to have
a baby when you’re done with treatment.
• Clinical trials give women access to new tests
and treatments.
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