Breast Cancer Program

About the Breast Cancer Program at Community Medical Center

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The Breast Cancer Program at The J. Phillip Citta Regional Cancer Center helps meet the special needs of women undergoing breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, treatment and follow-up. Our dedicated nurse consultant works collaboratively with physicians, nurses, case manager and support services staff to educate and counsel patients, and ease them through this difficult time in their lives.

Through a special grant, Community Medical Center coordinates outreach programs that offer free screenings and treatments for breast cancer and other certain cancers throughout Ocean County.

Diagnostic Technology

State-of-the-art diagnostic services are offered through Community Medical Center’s Women’s Imaging Center, including

  • Screening and diagnostic mammography utilizing both digital technology and the standard film-screen method
  • Breast ultrasound
  • Breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
  • Breast cyst aspiration
  • Breast needle localization
  • Lymphedema
  • Ultrasound, stereotactic and MRI-guided core biopsy

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