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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Breast Cancer – Locally Advanced (STAGE III)

Version 1.2017

Review

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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.

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Yearly mammograms of breasts treated with

breast-conserving lumpectomy are advised.

Mammograms should also be used to screen

breasts that have not had cancer.

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If you are taking endocrine therapy, it is

important that you don’t stop without talking to

your doctor.

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Getting GYN exams and bone mineral density

tests are important if on certain types of

endocrine therapy.

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Ask your treatment team about signs of

lymphedema.

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Be active, keep a healthy body weight, and eat

a healthy diet.

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Follow-up care

Review