Breast Cancer Treatment
UHS provides those diagnosed with breast cancer access to comprehensive care, state-of-the-art technology and a multispecialty team to coordinate the best breast cancer treatment options for you in New York's Southern Tier. Some brief information is provided below about several treatment options available at UHS. This information may be helpful when you speak with your healthcare provider.
The treatment options available to you will depend on a number of factors including:
- The type of tumor
- The extent of the disease at the time of diagnosis
- Your age
- Your medical history
Your personal feelings about treatment, your self-image, your family history and your lifestyle will also be important considerations in your healthcare provider’s assessment and recommendations. You and your physician should discuss these treatment methods and how they apply to your situation. Understanding all your options from the beginning of your diagnosis allows you to have all of the information you need to make an informed and rational decision about your New York breast cancer treatment from UHS.
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Axillary Node Dissection
URGENT UPDATE: Temporary Suspension of VisitationOctober 16, 2021
UHS Hospitals remain committed to ensuring the best care for our patients, while ensuring staff, patient and visitor safety during the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19. Effective October 16, all visitation is suspended except as outlined below (see Visitor Restriction Exceptions). These restrictions are in place for all areas of UHS Wilson Medical Center, UHS Binghamton General Hospital and all UHS Primary & Specialty Care locations.
Shed your Meds on National Drug Take Back DayOctober 14, 2021
Clear your cabinet and ‘Shed the Meds’ for National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 23 at the Broome County Health Department (255 Front Street, Binghamton) from 9am - 2pm.
$26.7 million coming to Southern Tier, AG says at UHSOctober 13, 2021
The Southern Tier has been approved to receive $26.7 million from the state to combat opioid use, New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced in an Oct. 13 news conference at UHS.
UHS highlights benefits of Physical Therapy during national observanceOctober 13, 2021
Physical therapists are licensed healthcare providers who help patients avoid surgery and prescription drugs, maximize your mobility, manage pain and chronic conditions, and improve your physical function and fitness.