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Treatment for advanced cancer

Deciding about treatment can be difficult. Treatment can help to reduce symptoms, make you feel better and sometimes can help you to live longer. Find out about the different types of treatment you might have, when you might have them and about possible side effects.

Treatment decisions for advanced cancer

Find out about making treatment decisions when you have advanced cancer.

Hormone therapy for advanced breast cancer

Find out about hormone therapy for advanced breast cancer.

Chemotherapy for advanced cancer

Find out about chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer, including how you have it and the drugs that might be used.

Radiotherapy for advanced cancer

Radiotherapy uses high energy waves similar to x-rays to kill breast cancer cells.

Biological therapy for advanced cancer

Read about biological therapy treatment for advanced breast cancer and the drugs used.

Treating symptoms of advanced cancer

Read about how to treat symptoms of advanced breast cancer.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about research and clinical trials into advanced breast cancer and how you can take part.

Last reviewed: 
11 Jul 2014

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