Your best chance for surviving breast cancer is detecting it early. When found early, there is a 96 percent chance for cure.
Breast cancer occurs when cells in the breast grow uncontrollably, damaging surrounding tissue and interfering with the normal function of the breast. The cells can spread to other parts of the body. When the disease spreads, it is still called breast cancer.
Banner MD Anderson provides a full range of services and support for breast cancer patients. Read more about breast cancer and the treatment we provide.