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Breast Care Articles

Anatomy of Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding: Caring for Yourself
Common Questions About Breastfeeding
Holds for Breastfeeding
How to Breastfeed
Nutrition While Breastfeeding
The Benefits of Breastfeeding
Breast Care After Birth

Breast Exams
 Breast Exam, Clinical
Breast Self-Exam (BSE)

Breast Cancer
What Is Breast Cancer?
Types of Surgery for Breast Cancer

Screenings and Procedures
Mammography with Breast Implants
Breast Reconstruction with Flap Procedures
Breast Reconstruction with Implants
Getting Your Breast Biopsy Results
Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
Surgical Breast Biopsy: Types of Biopsies
Breast Biopsy, Percutaneous

General Breast Health
What Are Benign Breast Conditions?
What Are Fibrocystic Breasts?
What Is Sentinel Node Breast Biopsy?

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From our multimedia library

Breast Biopsy Incisional
Breast Biopsy Needle
Breast Biopsy Wire Guide
Mastectomy Total
Mastectomy Modified Radical
Mastectomy Radical




Assessment and Quizzes

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women (other than skin cancer). The American Cancer Society reports the breast cancer death rate is declining, probably due to earlier detection and improved treatment. This short assessment will help you determine if you have major risk factors for breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Quiz
True or false: Fifty percent of the lumps women find when checking their breasts aren't cancerous.

Breast-Feeding Quiz
Breast-feeding is filled with benefits to your child and you. Do you know what they are?


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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.


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).