A lumpectomy is when your doctor removes the tumour while leaving your breast intact.
A mastectomy is when your doctor surgically removes all of your breast tissue including the tumour and connecting tissue.
Chemotherapy is the most common cancer treatment, and it involves the use of anticancer drugs. These drugs interfere with cells’
ability to reproduce.
Radiation uses X-rays to treat cancer directly.
Hormone and targeted therapy can be used when either genes or hormones play a part in the cancer’s growth.