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Newly Diagnosed

Welcome to's website community for women with recently diagnosed breast cancer. We know that the first few weeks after diagnosis can be extremely difficult emotionally. We are dedicated to assisting you by offering easy access to a wealth of cutting-edge information on early stage breast cancer.

In this community, you can read about the latest breast cancer news, treatments, testing, planning for ongoing treatment and updates on clinical trials. Use the navigation bar on the left to quickly and easily access the topics of interest to you.

We hope the information and support offered in this section brings you comfort and gives you an understanding of your choices to help you manage a breast cancer diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.

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On the Blog

    Trial May Advance Personalized Medicine

    If you are newly diagnosed, find out whether you are eligible to participate in I-SPY2, a trial measuring the effectiveness of adding new medicines to standard chemotherapy given before surgery.

    Trial to Investigate Benefits of Education and Exercise for Lymphedema

    Researchers seek women newly diagnosed with stage I-III breast cancer planning to undergo axillary lymph node dissection for a study on preventing and treating lymphedema.

    August 2014 Ask the Expert: Drains, Incisions and Wound Healing

    Living Beyond Breast Cancer experts Steve Martinez, MD, MAS, FACS, a cancer surgeon, and Tonia Goffinet, RN, a surgery nurse, answered your questions about what to expect from surgery for breast cancer.

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