Breast cancer is a complicated disease, and there are many different types of it. Diagnosing breast cancer can take some time. The waiting period can make you feel anxious, frustrated and helpless. To start to regain some control and begin making sense of it, you need to get the facts. This section provides information to help you understand breast cancer and how it’s diagnosed.

During this stressful time, it can be helpful to speak with someone who’s been there, and can understand what you’re going through. Every member of our Breast Cancer Support & Information Team has been right where you are now. They’ve all had breast cancer, and are experienced in answering a wide range of questions related to breast cancer and its diagnosis. Call us, toll-free, at 1-888-778-3100 or or email us at

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