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Breast Cancer 101

In this series, we’ll cover the basics of breast cancer, including definitions of the stages and what you can expect to experience during treatment. We’ll also provide an overview of treatment and how to understand your pathology report.

The way we understand breast cancer has changed dramatically over the years. In this video, we’ll explain some important information that will help you take control of the process that has been set in motion.

You have been diagnosed with breast cancer. Take a deep breath, you have time to understand your situation and make informed choices. In this video, you’ll learn some of the important information you should know about what’s happening to your body.

Biopsy reports break down what type of breast cancer you have and are crucial to plan out your treatment. In this video, you’ll learn what to look for on your report and what it means.

There are many different ways to treat breast cancer but they may not all be right for you. In this video, you’ll learn about the different types of treatments and how they may impact your body and your breast cancer.

BRCA1 (BR is short for breast; CA is short for cancer) and BRCA2 are breast cancer gene mutations. In this video, you will learn about these mutations and the option of genetic testing.

For certain breast cancer patients, specialized tumor tests can be used to determine if they are likely to benefit from chemotherapy. You can learn about these tests in this video.