|The Breast Health Centers offer a variety of breast
examinations designed to provide the most accurate diagnosis
possible. You will receive quality care in compassionate, professional
surroundings at Cape Coral Hospital (Breast MRI Only), HealthPark Commons Outpatient Center,
The Sufside Outpatient Center, and The Sanctuary Outpatient Center.
At some point in their lives, many women will develop breast
problems. Fortunately, most breast abnormalities, such as
fibrocystic changes and benign tumors, are the response of normal
breast tissue to common hormonal changes in the body.
Therefore, the discovery of a lump in your breast is cause for
medical evaluation...not alarm. Although the American Cancer
Society's recent survey shows that one out of
nine women in the U.S.
develop breast cancer, there is hope for this special group of
women. Early detection of breast cancer means a 98 percent survival
addition, early detection offers women time to consider surgery and
treatment alternatives. REASONS TO VISIT OUR CENTERS
Why would a woman schedule an appointment with us?
- Your doctor has determined that you need a baseline screening
examination because of your age or a family history of breast
- You or your doctor have found a lump in your breast that needs
- You are returning for follow-up of a prior screening or
- Your breasts are tender or painful and you want to know why.
Whatever the reason for your visit, the Breast Health Centers offer a
variety of breast examinations by physicians and technologists trained to provide
the most accurate diagnosis possible.
A Thorough Approach
We use various techniques for examining and imaging your
breasts. Since no single technique is 100 percent accurate in
detecting potential problems, one procedure
or a combination of
procedures may be used according to each woman's individual needs.
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