Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment

Managing Pain

New conventional and complementary techniques mean that pain doesn’t have to go hand-in-hand with cancer. Learn more in Your Guide to Cancer Care.

The side effects you experience will depend on the type, location, and extent of your breast cancer and the treatment you receive. Side effects are very individual and may not be the same for two people with similar diagnoses that are receiving the same treatment. They may even vary for the same individual from one treatment session to the next. It’s important to discuss the possible side effects you may experience with your doctor and have a plan in place for managing them before you begin treatment.

Find more information about breast cancer from our partner site, Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Learn more about the side effects related to particular types of treatment:

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