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.

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Surgical Treatment for Breast Cancer

Our Board Certified cancer doctors of The Breast Center at Mercy provide lumpectomy or mastectomy surgery options for breast cancer patients.

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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

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.

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Breast Reconstructive Surgery

A team of top breast surgeons and breast reconstruction surgeons work together to provide women with a number of breast reconstruction options following breast cancer surgery.

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Post-Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema

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. 

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Hormonal Therapy

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.

Targeted Therapies

Targeted Therapy

Mercy’s multidisciplinary cancer team evaluates each patient’s breast cancer to determine a tailored treatment plan, which may include targeted drug therapy.

Radiation Oncology at Mercy

Radiation Therapy

Patients at Mercy have access to a variety of radiation services. Our breast surgeons work with the radiation oncologists of Radiation Oncology at Mercy to offer a full range of radiation services, providing a treatment plan unique to your diagnosis. 

Meet Our Doctors: Breast Center
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Mercy - Baltimore, MD
Bernard Chang, M.D.

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Dr. Bernie Chang is Director of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Mercy and also leads The Breast Reconstruction and Restoration Center. He pioneered treatment options like DIEP flap breast reconstruction. 

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