Essay Archive - Breast Cancer Treatment
Breast Cancer Treatment
Only lung cancer kills more women each year in the United States than
breast cancer does. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that over
184,000 new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed in women in 1996 (ACS Breast).
Although these statistics are alarming, there are a number of treatment options
available for those that are diagnosed with breast cancer.
The best way to treat any disease is to prevent it. Since little is
known about breast cancer, there are no established rules for prevention. The
ACS recommends that women age twenty and older pe....