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Beyond the Basics

In this section, get in-depth information on breast cancer topics important to you. Learn more about symptoms and side effects such as hair loss, insomnia and fatigue, lymphedema and menopausal symptoms; quality-of-life issues including nutrition, fitness and exercise; and more. We also cover how to plan for the future by addressing topics such as fear of recurrence and creating survivorship care plans.

Please use the navigation bar on the left or the links below to access the information of interest to you.

For information on the basics of breast cancer, including what your diagnosis means, how to prepare for tests you may have, treatments and FAQs, visit our section on breast cancer basics.

Symptoms and Side Effects 

Quality-of-Life Issues 

Planning for the Future