One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. It’s important to know your risk.
At Mercy, women can take control of their breast health through preventive screenings, genetic testing and a wide range of diagnostic and treatment options.
This Guide to Breast Cancer Surgery and Treatment is designed to help you understand the various types of breast cancer and your treatment options, including:
- Radiation therapy
- Targeted therapy
- Complementary and alternative therapies
It also provides information on clinical trials that can help you find promising new treatments.
Whether you were recently diagnosed with breast cancer, or you are seeking preventive and screening information for yourself or a loved one — Mercy has cancer specialists here to help, every step of the way.
Did You Know?
Mercy offers a full range of therapy services — physical, occupational and speech — to help you recover from side effects that often follow cancer treatment.