Get the facts about survivorship care plans, written documents you keep during and after breast cancer treatment to help you with long-term side effects and health concerns. Explore your options for neoadjuvant therapy, or treating breast cancer with medicines before removing it surgically. Neoadjuvant therapy is available with chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and some targeted therapies, and may give you an option of lumpectomy or mastectomy. Pamela Breakey tells how she manages treatment for metastatic breast cancer while living in a rural area in Michigan.
Insight, Fall 2010