NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Breast Cancer – Locally Advanced (STAGE III)
Updates of your health history and physical
exams are advised at least once a year. Tell
your doctor if anyone in your family gets cancer.
Yearly mammograms of breasts treated with
breast-conserving lumpectomy are advised.
Mammograms should also be used to screen
breasts that have not had cancer.
If you are taking endocrine therapy, it is
important that you don’t stop without talking to
Getting GYN exams and bone mineral density
tests are important if on certain types of
Ask your treatment team about signs of
Be active, keep a healthy body weight, and eat
a healthy diet.