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Chemotherapy for advanced breast cancer

Chemo can also be used as the main treatment for men whose cancer has already spread beyond the breast and underarm area when it is diagnosed, or if it spreads after initial treatments. The length of treatment depends on whether the cancer shrinks, how much it shrinks, and how well you tolerate treatment.

 

How is chemotherapy given?

Dose-dense chemotherapy

Possible side effects of Chemotherapy


Hormone therapy for breast cancer in men

Targeted therapy for breast cancer in men

Bone-directed therapy for breast cancer in men


 

Coping and support for male breast cancer

 


Related Topics

Benign breast conditions

General breast cancer terms

Types of breast cancer in men


References

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-what-is-breast-cancer-in-men

http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/types/male_bc

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/rare-cancers/rare-cancers-name/breast-cancer-in-men

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-breast-cancer/basics/coping-support/con-20025972


 

Oncologists, Breast Surgeons are the specialists who deal with the breast cancer

 

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