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Follow up care for women with early breast cancer

Women who have been treated for early breast cancer are at increased risk of local, regional or distant recurrence or development of a new primary breast cancer in the ipsilateral or contralateral breast.

This is why follow-up care by specialists or GPs is essential after the completion of active treatment for early breast cancer.

The Cancer Australia website has published some useful guides about follow-up care, and a recommended follow-up schedule after treatment for early breast cancer: