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Treatment options by breast cancer type

Everyone’s situation is different. Treatment that’s best for one woman may not be suitable for someone else.

Treatment options for breast cancer vary depending on the stage and type of breast cancer. Deciding on the most appropriate treatment(s) means weighing up the possible benefits and side effects of each treatment.

This section provides an overview of which treatment options are usually recommended for different types of breast cancer.

Find out more about treatment options recommended for:

For detailed information about what’s involved with different breast cancer treatments, see What does treatment for breast cancer involve?