Topic Index - Breast Health

Breast Health Home

Anatomy of the Breasts

Normal Breast Development

Breast Health: Three-Step Plan for Preventive Care

How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination


Frequently Asked Questions: Mammograms

Common Breast Conditions

Mastalgia (Breast Pain)

Common Benign Lumps

Fibrocystic Breast Changes

Nipple Problems and Discharge

Breast Infections and Inflammations

Diagnosing Benign Breast Conditions

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Overview

Symptoms and Signs


Risk Factors

Genetics of Breast Cancer

Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (BRCA1 / BRCA2)

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome

Cowden Syndrome

Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

Diagnostic Procedures





Breast Reconstruction

Lymphedema Following a Mastectomy

Post-Mastectomy Prosthesis

Radiation Therapy


Other Treatments

About Tamoxifen

About Taxol™

About Clinical Trials

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP)

Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene

About Breast Cancer in Men

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