This should include information about chances of success from fertility treatment and the possible impact of delaying breast cancer treatment. I had chemotherapy then a left breast mastectomy and then radiotherapy. Fertility and Cancer-CC. She may also consider the option of removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy- BSO to further reduce her risk of breast cancer as well as decrease her risk of developing ovarian cancer. The risk of menopause with chemotherapy is dependent on age and the intensity of chemotherapy. Skip to main content Skip to "About government". Breast cancer starts in the cells of the mammary gland.
The thread I started is here It is based on the number of people who will develop breast cancer within a certain time period. Childhood Cancers Research. Diagnosis and Staging. One in seven women in the UK will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Cancer Genomics Research.
Diagnosis and Staging. The options for breast reconstruction in younger women are the same as they are for older women. Become familiar with your breasts through breast self-exam for breast awareness. Successful breastfeeding from one breast may be possible. Others have said some really helpful stuff so I won't repeat those things.
Yes, I have a password. Most breast lumps are not cancerous, but it's always best to have them checked by a doctor. Talking about Your Advanced Cancer. What are some of the issues for younger women with breast cancer? Evidence has shown that the psychological impact of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment is greater in young women than in older women. Mayo Clinic Proceedings.