Breast Cancer Program
Breast Cancer Treatment and Support at St. Luke's
At St. Luke's, we have developed a personalized team approach to breast cancer care to successfully diagnose and treat the disease, and provide essential support every step of the way.
St. Luke's Breast Cancer Team includes:
The Team Approach to Breast Cancer Care Makes a Difference
From the very start of a breast cancer journey, St. Luke's multidisciplinary network of exceptional breast cancer specialists including doctors, nurses, breast health specialists, cancer counselors and support staff are there every step of the way to offer support, foster hope and provide the best treatment options available. This team works together to help ensure breast cancer patients have the best chance of becoming breast cancer survivors - and thrivers.
Specialization Makes a Difference
In every field of medicine, specialization makes a difference – cancer surgery is no exception. Studies have shown that finding the best-trained, educated and experienced surgeon to perform breast cancer surgery can significantly improve care and survival. Surgical oncologists have completed specialized fellowships and participate in societies dedicated to cancer and breast surgery.
Cancer of the Breast
Breast cancer is a malignant growth that begins in the tissues of the breast. It is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women and the most feared. It can also appear in some men. The chance of a woman having invasive breast cancer sometime during their lifetime is one in eight.
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