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Male Breast Cancer Treatment (Patient) (cont.)

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Treatment Options for Locally Recurrent Male Breast Cancer

For men with locally recurrent disease (cancer that has come back in a limited area after treatment), treatment is usually either:

  • Surgery combined with chemotherapy; or
  • Radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy.

To Learn More About Male Breast Cancer

For more information from the National Cancer Institute about male breast cancer, see the following:

  • Breast Cancer Home Page
  • Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer
  • Adjuvant and Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Hormone Therapy for Breast Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Targeted Therapies (Advances in Targeted Therapies and Targeted Therapies for Breast Cancer)
  • Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Gene Testing
  • BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

For general cancer information and other resources from the National Cancer Institute, see the following:

  • What You Need to Know About™ Cancer
  • Understanding Cancer Series: Cancer
  • Cancer Staging
  • Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
  • Coping with Cancer: Supportive and Palliative Care
  • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Cancer Library
  • Information For Survivors/Caregivers/Advocates

Changes to This Summary (12/10/2012)

The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.

Editorial changes were made to this summary.

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