Comprehensive Breast Care offers a variety of services to our patients. The services necessary are introduced in an orderly, evidence based, expeditious manner.
Risk factors for the development of breast cancer include age, parity, family history, and, a variety of ‘high risk lesions’, found at biopsy. Some patients, whose risks are significant, can/should be followed under a high risk protocol, overseen by a High Risk Program.Learn More
Patients with a strong family history, are certainly at risk for carrying a genetic mutation, that significantly increases one’s risk of developing breast cancer. If genetic testing is performed, and, is positive for a mutation, this would equate to an elevated genetic risk.Learn More
The are many surgical treatments for breast disease, ranging from open surgical biopsies, to lumpectomy, mastectomy, and, sentinel lymph node biopsy. The appropriate preoperative evaluation is paramount to making the correct surgical choice.Learn More
Clinical trials are an extremely important component of cancer care. According to National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines, “the best management of any cancer patient is in a clinical trial. Participation in clinical trials is especially encouraged.”Learn More
Multidisciplinary care is a collaborative approach to treatment planning and ongoing care. It is well documented that multidisciplinary care represents best practice in terms of treatment planning and care for cancer patients.Learn More
There are multiple imaging modalities utilized in diagnosing disease of the breast: breast ultrasound, breast MRI, tomosynthesis or 3D mammography, image guided core needle biopsies (ultrasound, MR, and, stereotactic guided), as well as, less conventional studies like thermascan. The goal of diagnostic imaging and biopsy, is to utilize the least invasive technique to make a definitive diagnosis.Learn More