Options seem to overwhelm you when you are first diagnosed with breast cancer. And it will become clear to you that breast cancer treatment is not an exact science. The process of exploring your options is slow and requires emotional as well as physical energy. This section will cover the factors that initially are overwhelming and can make the decision process more complex. It will discuss the feelings, emotions, and turmoil that will visit you as the exploring stage is filled with new information and new territory for you and your family. The goal of this section is to give you some tips that will help you make your treatment decision and arm you with information so you can partner with your doctor from a position of strength.