After you have been diagnosed with primary breast cancer, your specialist team will discuss your treatment options with you and their possible side effects. These pages can help support you with more information about your treatment options.
Understanding your treatment
Find out about hormone therapy, why it's given and what side effects you might experience.
Find out about targeted therapies, the drugs that block the growth and spread of cancer.
Bisphosphonates may be used as part of your treatment to reduce the risk of primary breast cancer spreading and your bones weakening or breaking.
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Information for you
If you’re looking for information about breast cancer diagnosis and treatment, you can rely on our award-winning range of publications and other information resources, written by clinical specialists.
Talk to our breast care nurses
If you have a particular concern about breast cancer or just want to talk, our specialist nurses and trained staff are here for you.
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