ValleyCare's Breast Center of Excellence offers multidisciplinary care using advanced treatment methods and a wide array of supportive services. Our program provides screening for early breast cancer detection; effective, less toxic treatments; and specialized care for breast cancer patients.
ValleyCare's Breast Center is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, and our Women's Imaging Center has been designated a Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.
If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, ValleyCare is here to help. We offer multidisciplinary care using advanced treatment methods and a wide array of supportive services.
Women's Imaging Center
Designed and staffed by women, the spa-like Women's Imaging Center offers the latest technology in mammography and ultrasound, including:
A new state law now requires health care providers to notify women when their screening mammogram shows dense breasts beginning April 1, 2013. For information or to learn more about dense breasts, visit www.breastdensity.info/
Breast Cancer Support Services
A comprehensive team of clinical experts from Surgery, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Radiology and Pathology evaluates each new case twice monthly and jointly develops a specially customized treatment plan.
Advanced Breast Surgery
Our surgical team provides patients with the latest in breast diagnostics:
- Breast-conserving surgery
- Sentinel lymph node biopsy
- Oncoplastic surgery
- Reconstructive surgery
Chemotherapy and biologic therapy is tailored to each patient's individual needs and is given in a relaxed and serene environment. Care is expertly and gently provided by oncology-certified nurses.
Targeted Radiation Therapy
- Precise partial breast radiation allows shorter treatments (five days versus five to six weeks) with fewer side effects.
- 3D high-dose rate brachytherapy delivers highly targeted radiation from the inside out, sparing healthy tissue.
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