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Breast Care Education Center

New Treatment Available at St. John Providence Health System

St. John Providence Health breast surgeon Dr. Linda Dubay performs cryoablation, a procedure that is used to treat benign tumors of the breast. It can be done in the doctor's office in less than 30 minutes. Learn more.

Featured Articles

A Woman's Guide to Cancer Screenings 
Preventive care screenings are vital to everyone's health. For women, Pap smears, clinical breast exams and mammograms are important tools for early detection of disease. Yet many women don't have these tests.

Breast MRI
Breast MRI is a diagnostic tool that uses magnetic fields, not radiation, to create images of the body. The best MRI technique involves the use of a special "breast coil." 

A Closer Look at Three Breast Cancer Myths
With so much information out there about breast cancer, sometimes it's difficult to separate myth from reality.

DIEP Flap: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap
This new Surgical Technique offered at The St. John Health Breast Care Program is a state of the art breast reconstruction.

What You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
Your health habits may play a role in helping to reduce your risk for this serious disease, and they're particularly important as you get older.

The Fight Against Breast Cancer. Answers from leading experts to over 350 questions about breast cancer. From ABC News. Visit http://abcnews.go.com/Health/OnCallPlus/

Medications

Learn about common breast cancer medications:  Anastrozole  ·  Tamoxifen

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National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

The St. John Providence Breast Care Program is fully accredited by the American College of Surgeons. Our Breast Care Program was first accredited in 2009 and was just reaccredited in 2012. We are one of just nine programs in Michigan accredited through the NAPBC.

BECAUSE WE CARE

The St. John Providence Health System Breast Care Program is here for you. If you are a woman under or uninsured and need a mammogram we may be able to help. Call our Cancer Care Coordinators for more information at 1-866-246-4673.

Our position on the importance of mammography

St. John Providence Health System Breast Care Program is strongly opposed to the new recommendations from the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF). Our breast program will continue to follow the guidelines set forth by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the American Cancer Society (ACS).