In the days following lumpectomy, you’ll receive a pathology report. This report will explain the characteristics of the breast cancer. The size of the cancer as well as other diagnostic factors, such as tumor margins and hormone receptor status, will help you and your doctor to decide on a treatment plan that’s appropriate for you. Learn more about the factors that determine your treatment in Your Diagnosis.
Can we help guide you?
Create a profile for better recommendations
Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to...
Eating When You Have Nausea and Vomiting
Almost all breast cancer treatments have varying degrees of risk for nausea and vomiting. Some...
Tamoxifen (Brand Names: Nolvadex, Soltamox)
Tamoxifen is the oldest and most-prescribed selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM)....