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Collateral Damage: An Overview

More women and men are now living for many years after breast cancer treatments. But when treatment ends, new problems can begin.

These long-term symptoms and side effects are often referred to as collateral damage. Some problems might be present right away. Others can come up years later.

After breast cancer treatments end long-term symptoms and side effects that continue are often referred to as collateral damage

This video provides an overview of some of the symptoms and side effects that you may experience from surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and hormone therapy.

You may also want to look at these sections of our website:

Living with Breast Cancer—Collateral Damage: Symptoms and Side Effect Management

Metastatic Breast Cancer Collateral Damage Project