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Breast Cancer Treatment

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Breast Cancer treatment depends on the type and stage of the breast cancer. The most common forms of treatment are:

  • The most common treatment is surgery to remove the cancer itself (lumpectomy) combined with radiation. In some cases, removal of the breast (mastectomy) is needed.
  • Chemotherapy, radiation or hormone therapy may be used alone or in combination before or after surgery.

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