The Cancer Care Center
Breast cancer at St. Anthony's
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If you have come to this page, you probably have a breast lump you suspect may be breast cancer. Or perhaps your doctor has already told you that your lump is malignant (cancerous).
Advanced breast cancer treatment
In either case, at St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center we guide women through breast cancer diagnosis and breast cancer treatment with personalized treatment designed to fit you and your lifestyle. Our staff is here to support you as you travel along this journey. In fact, one of the best aspects of our program is our breast care navigator, who will guide you through each step of the process.
Breast cancer diagnosis
At St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center, our cancer specialists approach breast cancer diagnosis with careful precision. You will undergo imaging studies and meet with our breast surgeon, Sarah Snell, MD, who will talk to you about possible options and what will happen if the lump is malignant.
Depending on the size and position of the lump, you will have a breast biopsy, or Dr. Snell will recommend surgery. If the lump is cancerous, you will have many options for treatment including chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Breast cancer treatment
There are different options for treatment depending on the size of the tumor and how fast the cancer cells are growing. These treatments include:
For information about St. Anthony's Cancer Care Center - St. Louis, please call 314-ANTHONY (268-4669) or 800-554-9550 or visit find a physician online.
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