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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Breast cancer requires expert care.
Know your options.

Research advances over the past two decades have changed the landscape of breast cancer care. Genetic testing, targeted treatments and more precise surgical techniques have helped boost survival rates in some cases while helping to support patients’ quality of life.

At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), our breast cancer experts have the training and expertise to quickly diagnose your disease, explain the range of treatment options available and help you decide on a plan tailored to your needs and goals. Our oncologists have experience with early-stage as well as complex diseases, including triple-negative and inflammatory breast cancer. At CTCA®, you have access to advanced diagnostic tools, such as genomic testing, and a wide range of treatments, including breast-conserving surgery, immunotherapy and new options that may be available through clinical trials. At the same time, our supportive care clinicians help you manage side effects to support your quality of life. Explore this section to learn more about the disease, its side effects and your treatment options.

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Our breast cancer results

See how satisfied our breast cancer patients are with their treatment and care team at CTCA.

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Our breast cancer accreditations

Our breast cancer program has earned numerous accreditations and awards.

Learn About Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a complex disease with many types, each with its own set of symptoms, risk factors and treatment approaches. Each type of breast cancer is characterized by the type of cells that become malignant in the breast skin, duct or tissue. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in U.S. women, aside from skin cancer, affecting one in eight women during their lifetimes. Symptoms include a lump, pain, skin changes and nipple discharge.

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Breast Cancer Diagnostic Evaluations

Designing a personalized breast cancer treatment plan tailored to you and your needs begins with a thorough and accurate diagnosis. Our cancer experts are trained and experienced in using sophisticated diagnostic tools and technologies to evaluate each patient’s disease in diagnosing its type, location, size and stage. Throughout your treatment, your care team will also use various laboratory and imaging tests to monitor the cancer’s progress and your response to treatment, making changes when needed.

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Breast Cancer Advanced Treatments

Treatments for breast cancer have evolved significantly over the years, thanks to advances in medicine and science. Knowing which treatments to recommend to which patients requires training and expertise. Our hospitals have developed sophisticated disease-focused programs, staffed with multidisciplinary teams of doctors and clinicians focused specifically on treating breast cancer patients. We offer a wide array of treatments, from microsurgical approaches such as nipple-sparing mastectomies to precision-focused radiation technologies, targeted therapies and hormone therapies.

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Breast Cancer Supportive Care Services

Breast cancer treatments often cause a number of side effects, including pain, nausea, hair loss, digestive issues, fatigue, insomnia and lymphedema. At Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), we understand that treating the disease is only half the battle. Under our integrative approach to care, each patient’s care team includes supportive care clinicians, such as a registered dietitian, naturopathic provider and acupuncturist, dedicated to helping the patient manage side effects and maintain quality of life.

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What every woman should know

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Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American women. One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during her lifetime. But advances in breast cancer treatment mean many women can expect to beat the disease and maintain their physical appearance.

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