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Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer in women. In addition to surgery, there are multiple approaches to therapy, including hormonal, chemo- and immuno-therapy as well as radiation therapy. Developing these therapies often begins in animal models, which can recapitulate many aspects of the disease. MSOT has been used in mouse models to differentiate cancer types based on vascularity, to elucidate therapeutic targets, and to test a variety of nanotheranostic agents.