Breast Cancer Karyma Farmer

Table of contents

  • About Breast Cancer
  • Diagnosis
  • Stages
  • Treatment
  • Get Involved


  • Most common cancer among women worldwide following a the second most common overall.
  • In 2016, there were 246,600 cases recorded of invasive breast cancer alone.


  • Lump or change in breast or unusual area.
  • Tests-( follow ups)-( mammograms)
  • Ultrasounds (breasts)
  • Biopsies
  • Pathology reports


  • Ranges from 0 to 4
  • Tumor sizes (T); lymph nodes status (N); metastasis (M);
  • T1 tumor- 2cm w/ no (N) + (M)
  • T1NOMO= S1
Cyst (tumor) found in breasts.


  • Medical oncologist
  • Surgical oncologist
  • Radiation oncologist
  • Care-manager/caseworker

- Questions/ Second opinion answer

Standard Treatment

Stage 0

  • DCIS
  • Usual to most women
  • Non-Invasive cancer
  • Treatable (early stages)
Example sizes of tumors

Stages 1,2,3A and some 3C

  • May have to undergo operable surgical treatment.

Types of Treatment

  • Radiation
  • Chemotherapy
  • Mastectomy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Targeted therapy

Stage 3C and 3B

  • Mastectomy
  • Breast-conserving surgery

Stage 4

  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy

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