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Breast Cancer

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Thanks to the American Cancer Society and dramatic improvements in cancer research, treatment and early detection, millions of women are surviving breast cancer today.

Learn About Breast Cancer

Whether you’re worried about developing breast cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Breast Cancer.

Breast Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Staying at a healthy weight, being physically active, and limiting how much alcohol you drink can help reduce your risk of breast cancer. Regular screening can often find breast cancer early when treatments are more likely to be successful. 

Breast Cancer Treatment and Support

If you are facing breast cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Breast Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from breast cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major breast cancer research breakthrough in recent history.


 Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today.

Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with breast cancer

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Online Support Communities

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Facing breast cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and

Breast Cancer in the News

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Read the latest developments in breast cancer

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