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
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