Breast Cancer Treatments Offered at Mercy’s Breast Center in Baltimore
Breast cancer treatment in most patients involves several different therapies. The breast cancer doctors of The Hoffberger Breast Center at Mercy work closely with patients to offer treatment options for breast cancer that are best suited for their situation. The sequencing of the different treatment methods is also individualized.
Our Board Certified cancer doctors of The Breast Center at Mercy provide lumpectomy or mastectomy surgery options for breast cancer patients.
Mercy’s top cancer doctors provide sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer patients to determine if tumor cells have spread beyond the breast to the lymph nodes.
Breast surgeons at Mercy work with the therapists of The Center for Restorative Therapies to treat lymphedema in breast cancer patients.
The Hoffberger Breast Center surgeons work in close collaboration with Mercy’s medical oncologists to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that may include chemotherapy.
Certain types of breast cancer may involve a treatment plan that includes hormone therapy. Our breast surgeons work with Mercy’s pathologists to assess whether or not a breast cancer patient is a candidate for hormone therapy.
Mercy’s multidisciplinary cancer team evaluates each patient’s breast cancer to determine a tailored treatment plan, which may include targeted drug therapy.