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Treatment

Your treatment depends on where your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body and your general health. A team of doctors and other professionals discuss the best treatment and care for you.

Decisions about your treatment

How your doctor decides which treatment you need and information about the types of treatment you might have.

Surgery for breast cancer

Find out all about surgery for breast cancer, and what happens before and after.

Radiotherapy for breast cancer

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

Chemotherapy for breast cancer

When, where and how you have chemotherapy for breast cancer, and the possible side effects.

Hormone therapy

Find out about hormone therapy for breast cancer and about hormone therapy drugs.

Biological therapy for breast cancer

Find out about having biological therapy for breast cancer and the drug used.

Follow up appointments

Information about follow up appointments and tests after treatment for breast cancer.

If your cancer comes back after treatment

Find out about treatment and where to get support if your cancer comes back.

Treatment for advanced cancer

Treatments can help to control or shrink a cancer and reduce symptoms when breast cancer is advanced.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.
 

Information and help