Even though Stage 0 breast cancer is considered â€œnon-invasive,â€ it does require immediate treatment, typically surgery or radiation, or a combination of the two. Chemotherapy is usually not part of the treatment regimen for earlier stages of cancer.
Although most women with Stage 1 breast cancer are cured with surgery and radiation, some may benefit from chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy as well.
Guides you through decision to use chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer. Lists reasons for and against chemotherapy. Covers side effects. Includes .