Links to general information about breast cancer types, treatments and studies.
A list of reputable sites with extensive information regarding BC and it’s treatments. These links will take you to information that focuses on general issues faced by the newly diagnosed woman or man. Very few of these sites have sections focused on MpBC. However, they are excellent sites for learning about IDC, ILC, lumpectomies, reconstruction, chemotherapy and a whole host of other related topics.
A list of links to more information on the primary types of surgery available to breast cancer patients. Deciding on the type of surgery you will need will be a decision you will make with the assistance of your medical team. These links will help you better understand the details of each procedure.
Radiation Therapy is often offered to all breast cancer patients. With BC’s caught early radiation may be the only post-surgical treatment needed. Most metaplastic patients are offered radiation therapy as apart of their treatment plan.
Metaplastic patients are almost universally offered some for of chemotherapy. The specific regime offered depends on your sub-type of MpBC and other factors. You oncologist will decide the best course of treatment along with input from the rest of your medical team.