Everyone’s breast cancer is different.
Your treatment pathway and prognosis will be influenced by many factors, from the cancer’s size and spread to your own age and sex.
What type of breast cancer do you have?
- DCIS and LCIS
This type is sometimes called pre-invasive or Stage 0 cancer. Find out what this means for you.
- Invasive breast cancer
Learn about your kind of invasive breast cancer, and what this means for your treatment.
Are you under 40? You're not alone.
While most cases of breast cancer occur in women over 50, around 400 New Zealand women under the age of 44 are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. These days, breast cancer is much more treatable if detected early, and there are many women still thriving decades after experiencing breast cancer at a young age. Discover the specific concerns for young women with breast cancer.