Breast cancer is a type of cancer that affects the breast. It can start in the ducts that carry milk to the nipple, the glands that make breast milk, or other breast tissues. The breast cancer programs at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Johnston-Willis and Henrico Doctors’ hospitals are fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Our multidisciplinary approach means you and your loved ones will work with nurse navigators during your entire journey – from mammography through surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and advanced breast reconstruction. Our comprehensive services include molecular profiling, genetics, oncofertility counseling and support groups.
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer:
- Basics of Breast Cancer
- Screening for Breast Cancer
- Diagnosis for Breast Cancer
- Breast Cancer Treatments
- Breast Cancer Research & Clinical Trials
- Side Effects from Treatment
- Nutrition with Breast Cancer
Learn about breast reconstruction:
- What you need to know about breast cancer surgical choices
- Coping with a new image
- What is oncoplastic surgery
For the latest insights on breast cancer symptoms, treatments and common questions, visit the Sarah Cannon blog.