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Patient Education: Breast Cancer

As a partner in your breast health, Rose believes that it is important to equip you with comprehensive educational resources. Our tools give you an in-depth understanding of the disease, treatment options, support networks and long-term outlook.

Screening

Learn about mammograms, screening recommendations, our digital 3D Tomosynthesis technology and our Rose Hereditary Cancer Clinic.

What to Expect: Mammograms & Results

Learn what to expect at your mammogram appointment, get answers to frequently asked questions and learn about how results are read and communicated, and by whom.

Your Team & Treatment

If you have received a cancer diagnosis, you will likely feel overwhelmed and scared. Rose is here for you every step of the way. Our breast cancer nurse navigators personally will guide you through the process. They can help you understand the different experts who work with you to fight this cancer.

You will likely see a surgeon, a medical oncologist, a reconstructive surgeon and a radiation oncologist. Learn what to expect.

  • Surgery
    Surgery is usually the first line of treatment for breast cancer. Learn what to expect during your first visit with a breast cancer surgeon, what to expect for pre-operation preparation and what to expect for surgery.

Survivorship Resources

  • Transition
    Learn how to stay healthy and transition from treatment to survivorship. It is an exciting time but it also can be bewildering; resources are available to help.
  • Survivorship Care Plan
    Work with your nurse navigator to complete this form, which includes plans for surveillance for recurrence

Integrative Therapies and Complementary Medicine

  • We work with Medicine Hands, a program that provides integrative and complementary care, meant to work in tandem with medical treatment.

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