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Breast Cancer

Advanced treatment for breast cancer at Methodist Health System

In 2014, 232,670 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed, according to the American Cancer Society.

Breast cancer can occur at any age, but it is more likely to occur after your reach 40.  Most women should have annual mammograms every year beginning at age 40, according to the American Cancer Society, (ACS) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). If you have a family history of breast cancer, it is recommended that you start your screening studies 10 years prior to the age of diagnosis of the earliest breast cancer in your family.

Learn more about treatment options for breast cancer and resources for breast cancer patients.

2015_QP_NapBC_AccredBreastCent_HORIZ_x250.jpg Methodist Charlton Medical Center’s Breast Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Cancer nurse navigators

Oncology nurse navigators are available at Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton and Methodist Richardson to help guide patients through cancer treatment – answering questions, coordinating care and appointments, and providing education and emotional support to breast cancer patients.

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Sentinel lymph node biopsy animation

The topics and content presented in the animations were provided by an independent source and were not created, edited, or the accuracy confirmed by Methodist in any manner. They are for informational purposes only. They are not intended to be a substitute for medical advice and information provided by your health care provider. Any decision you make regarding your health care options should be made after consulting a qualified physician.

 

Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine.  The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

Texas Oncology PA is an independent physician group with independently practicing oncologists.  No oncologist practicing or other health care provider providing services at any cancer center operated by Texas Oncology PA, including the two Methodist  Cancer Center locations mentioned above are employees or agents of Methodist Health System, and Methodist Health System does not control nor have the right to control the medical services provided by Texas Oncology PA and/or provided at either cancer center location identified above.

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