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Women's health

Gynecology

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Breast health

Women's screenings

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Women's health

Breast Health

Breast health begins with breast awareness. We provide comprehensive breast care, including mammograms and breast screenings, at convenient locations near you.

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Caring for your breast health

Taking care of your breasts through regular clinical breast exams and screenings is important to staying healthy as a woman.

Starting at age 40, all women should get a yearly mammogram. If you have a high risk of breast cancer because of family history, you should talk to your doctor about getting mammograms sooner.

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When should you see a doctor?

You can stay aware of any changes happening to your breasts by visiting your care provider for your annual clinical breast exam and contacting them immediately if you see or feel:

  • A lump or lumps in one or both breasts
  • Pain or tenderness
  • Fluid leaking from a nipple (when you’re not making milk for breastfeeding)
  • A nipple starts pulling in instead of poking out (becomes inverted)
  • The skin of your breast changes (such as turning red or puckered)

Many breast changes or lumps are not cancer and might be caused by hormonal changes or other conditions. Have your health provider examine you to diagnose and treat your breasts properly.

Our services

We provide comprehensive breast care for breast cancer and other conditions like cysts, noncancerous tumors, and infections like mastitis.

Mammograms are one of the most important health screenings that women can have. They not only detect changes in your breast well before an abnormal mass can be felt, but they also greatly improve breast cancer survival rates.

We offer the most advanced screening technologies available for the early detection of breast cancer – digital tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography.

About your mammogram

Breast density is increasingly recognized as an independent risk factor for the development of breast cancer. In fact, if you have more dense breasts, you are at an equal or greater risk for developing breast cancer than if you have one or two first-degree relatives with breast cancer. Breast density is usually determined during a mammogram.

A breast MRI captures multiple images of your breast and can help your healthcare provider understand the extent of your breast condition. It can also be combined with mammography as a screening tool to detect cancer.

A breast ultrasound is an image of the inside of your breast created by sound waves. This modality is most often done to find out more about a problem discovered on a mammogram or during a physical exam.

A biopsy is a procedure used to remove a tiny sample of your breast tissue so that it can be sent to the lab and analyzed.

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1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. But breast cancer is highly treatable — when it’s caught early.

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Prevent breast cancer

While breast cancer is common in women, the average five-year survival rate is 98% when detected in its earliest stages. Mammograms can detect changes in your breast years before a lump can be felt.

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Are you high-risk?

Knowing your family history can help you understand whether you’re at a higher risk for breast cancer.

Our genetic counseling services explore your family and personal history to determine your risk level and recommend next steps.

Learn about genetic counseling