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Every year, about 230,000 women learn they have breast cancer. After a diagnosis of breast cancer, you will have a lot of questions and concerns. You and your family may wonder about your treatment options or your prognosis.
When you need breast cancer care that’s rooted in humankindness, healing, and dignity, turn to Dignity Health Central California. With convenient locations, our innovative treatment facilities provide reliable care for all different types of breast cancer in Central California:
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Breast cancer is any malignant tumor in your breast tissue. These tumors can appear in various parts of your breast, including your milk ducts and sacs.
Our experienced oncologists are trained to diagnose and treat the following types of breast cancer:
There’s no confirmed cause for breast cancer. Research, however, does suggest that certain characteristics can increase your risk for developing breast cancer.
Some known risk factors are:
You can be proactive about reducing your risk for breast cancer. Take the breast cancer risk assessment and schedule a breast cancer screening near you.
Usually, the first sign of breast cancer is a lump or mass.
You may also notice:
Some cancer screenings, such as a mammogram, can detect breast cancer before symptoms develop. Knowing the signs is the first step to early detection and prevention, which often leads to more effective treatment.
Our treatment approach doesn’t just aim to heal your cancer. We’re also committed to caring for your entire well-being. In addition to standard breast cancer treatment, you have the option to integrate spiritual counseling and therapy to supplement your treatment.
Rely on Dignity Health Central California for comprehensive breast cancer treatment, including:
Dignity Health Central California offers complete care for breast cancer in Bakersfield, Merced, San Andreas, and Stockton, CA.