NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Stages I and II Breast Cancer - page 5

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How to use this book
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Part 1
Breast cancer basics
Explains how breast cancer starts and how it
spreads.
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Part 2
Treatment planning
Describes which tests are used to plan cancer
treatment.
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Part 3
Breast surgery and
reconstruction
Describes the operations to remove cancer and
rebuild breasts.
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Part 4
Chemotherapy and
HER2 inhibitors
Explains the use of these drugs
before and after surgery.
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Part 5
Radiation therapy
Describes how this treatment is given
and to whom.
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Part 6
Hormone therapy
Describes who should have which type of
hormone therapy.
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Part 7
Follow-up care
Presents the recommended plan
for long-term care.
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Part 8
Treatment for recurrence
Presents the recommended treatment
if the cancer returns.
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Part 9
Making treatment decisions
Offers tips for getting a treatment plan
that meets all your needs.
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Glossary:
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Dictionary
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Acronyms
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NCCN Panel Members
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NCCN Member Institutions
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Index
Stages I and II
Breast Cancer
NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
Stages I and II Breast Cancer, Version 1.2014
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Contents
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