Making treatment decisions

Understanding your diagnosis

Find out what to expect when you visit your doctor, what might happen next and your treatment options.

  • General information

    Just been diagnosed

    Just been diagnosed with cancer? We're here for you every step of the way. There are many ways we can help.

  • Breast cancer

    Staging and grading

    Doctors will stage and grade the cancer using further tests. This helps them to choose the most appropriate type of treatment.

  • Breast cancer

    Receptors for breast cancer

    Some breast cancer cells have receptors (proteins) that affect how the cancer grows. They respond well to hormonal therapies.

  • Breast cancer

    Treatment overview

    Most women will have surgery to remove the cancer. You may also have other treatments to reduce the risk of it coming back.