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Read about possible breast and arm changes after treatment for breast cancer, including changes in sensation, movement, appearance and swelling (lymphoedema)
Learn about the possible effect that breast cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and hormonal therapy can have on your ability to have children (fertility)
Read about how concentration and memory can be affected by breast cancer treatment, and some tips for how you can help yourself
Find out how, rarely, radiotherapy can affect the lungs and cause problems with breathlessness later in life, and what you can do
Read about how weight gain can be related to breast cancer treatment, and what you can do to keep to a healthy weight
Read about peripheral neuropathy, which is when cancer treatment damages nerves, causing symptoms such as pins and needles, numbness or pain in the hands and feet
Read about menopausal symptoms, which may happen as a result of breast cancer treatment, and ways of treating or coping with them
Read about the possible ways that the physical and emotional impact of breast cancer treatment can affect your sexuality
Read about how you can reduce your risk of getting heart problems after treatment for breast cancer
Get information about possible bone problems after breast cancer treatment, including bone thinning and joint pain, and what you can do
Read about how breast cancer treatment can cause fatigue (extreme tiredness) and some ways of coping with this. Sometimes, treating the cause of fatigue is needed, such as depression, pain or difficulty sleeping
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