Breast Health Services

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(631) 862-3171


  • Focus on early detection and patient education
  • Advanced diagnostic and breast-conservation techniques
  • Minimally invasive surgeries
  • Supportive, patient-centered, holistic approach

Overview

St. Catherine of Siena's Breast Center provides innovative, comprehensive care for women of all ages and backgrounds in a welcoming and supportive environment. The Breast Health Services combines cutting-edge technology with personalized interest to offer a broad range of clinical and support services from screening and diagnosis to treatment and counseling. The multidisciplinary team consists of physicians, surgical specialists, nurses, specialized technologists, radiologists, a breast health nurse navigator, and is dedicated to caring for the physical and psychosocial needs of all patients.

The dedicated breast health care professionals will accompany you along every stage of your visit. You are encouraged to ask questions, to expect clear answers, and to take full advantage of resource materials. A broad spectrum of services relating to breast health is offered at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center as follows:

  • Screening Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Core Biopsy
  • Breast MRI
  • Ductogram
  • Bone Density
  • Genetic Evaluation
  • Diagnostic Assessments
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Core Biopsy
  • Individual Support and Group Education & Support
  • Nurse Navigation
  • Use of the resource center, with access to reference books, medical journals and patient education materials as well as educational services provided by a resource nurse

 

Breast Surgical Options

Oncoplastic breast surgery is offered at St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, aimed at providing individualized care in the realm of multidisciplinary care of the patient.

  • High Risk Screening
    • Family history of breast cancer and/or brca mutation
    • Personal history of chest wall radiation
    • Genetic Evaluation
    • Genetic Test
  • Benign Breast Problems
    • Nipple Discharge
    • Breast Pain
    • Fibrocystic Condition
    • Cystic Breast
    • Breast Mass
  • Breast Cancer
    • Abnormal Mammogram/Ultrasound
    • Breast Mass
    • Second Opinion

 

Breast Health Support Groups and Seminars

Look Good…Feel Better
Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength, but it does not have to take away her self confidence. Look Good…Feel Better is a free program that teaches beauty techniques to women who have cancer and are in active treatment, to help them combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Look Good…Feel Better group programs are offered nationwide in comprehensive cancer centers,

In the sessions, trained volunteer cosmetologists teach women how to cope with skin changes and hair loss using cosmetics and skin care products donated by the cosmetic industry. The free cosmetic kits provided at these group sessions are available in light, medium, dark and extra dark shades to enhance all complexion types. Women learn ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves, and other accessories.

 

Look Good…Feel Better

A free, non-medical product-neutral program offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society, the National Cosmetology Association, and the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, a charitable organization supported by the cosmetic and personal care products industry. For more information about the program offered at St. Catherine’s, please call (631) 862-3675.