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|| How did I get breast cancer? -- What is breast cancer? -- Is breast cancer inherited? -- Who should be on my team? -- What is breast imaging? -- What do I need to know about my pathology report? -- What are my options for breast treatment? -- What are my choices for reconstruction after masectomy? -- What is meant by staging and why is it important? -- What is radiation therapy? -- What is adjuvant therapy of breast cancer? -- What is hormonal therapy and who should receive it? -- What is chemotherapy and do I need it? -- Which is first, surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy? -- How should my dcis be treated? -- What are the main side effects of chemotherapy? -- What do I need to watch out for while I'm on chemotherapy treatment? -- What can I do to make my treatments easier? -- How do I know if I'm cured? -- What can i do to improve my chances? -- If i worry and feel depressed, is that bad for me? -- How is metastatic breast cancer treated? -- What are clinical trials? -- Afterword -- Appendix: guide to online breast cancer resources -- Glossary -- Acknowledgments.