What Is Breast Cancer?
Cancer that begins in the breast. It is one of the most common types of
cancer in American women. Doctors don't yet know what causes breast
cancer. Once breast cancer occurs, cancer cells can spread to other parts
of your body, making it life-threatening. The good news is that breast
cancer is often found early, before it has spread, and more treatment
options exist than ever before. That means there's more hope of beating
RWJBarnabas Health provides New Jersey’s most comprehensive breast
health care and breast cancer treatment, with dedicated breast centers
for preventive screening, diagnostic screening and world-class treatment
options for breast cancer at every stage.
Our centers include American College of Radiology designated Breast Imaging
Centers of Excellence, and state-of-the-art digital mammography, computer-aided
detection, breast MRI, and minimally invasive breast biopsy options. Our
patients also have access to breast cancer clinical trials that provide
the most promising options for treating advanced cancers of the breast.
New Jersey’s Breast Cancer Experts
RWJBarnabas Health Breast Centers are staffed by expert breast cancer teams, with board-certified breast
radiologists, breast pathologists, breast surgeons, medical oncologists
and radiation oncologists that deliver leading edge therapies for all
forms of breast cancer.
Our breast cancer care is multidisciplinary - with advanced diagnostic
technologies and therapeutic breakthroughs led by experienced breast cancer
specialists, and a singular focus on the whole patient, not just their cancer.
RWJBarnabas Health Breast Centers provide the highest quality care for
breast cancer - including a full range of support services and amenities
that offer integrative, complementary therapies to reduce the stress associated
with a breast cancer diagnosis.
To learn more about our cancer specialists for your needs visit our
Breast Health Education Videos