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Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery
Breast Surgery

pick breast ribbonWe care about our patients with breast disease. We understand that disorders of the breast both benign and malignant cause a considerable amount of anxiety and concern. Our efforts are aimed at improving your experience in dealing with your breast concerns. Our breast surgeons deal almost exclusively with breast cancer and disorders of the breast.

Both independently and as part of the PENN community, our surgeons have been involved with research endeavors that have changed the national standards with regard to the management of breast cancer. We have worked to popularize the concepts of breast conserving therapy and, to improve the understanding of genetic risk factors and screening programs, and to broaden the utilization of sentinal lymph node mapping. We are pioneering the use of vaccines and immune based therapies for the treatment of breast cancer. Through active clinical trials in these areas, we are working with you, our patients, to improve outcomes of breast cancer patients throughout the world. We are constantly working to better understand the molecular characteristics of breast cancer to help develop new therapeutic options for treating breast cancer tomorrow-while continuing to provide modern, compassionate clinical care to our patient of today.

We work closely with the Rena Rowan Breast Center to bring together nationally recognized breast experts from all of the required disciplines to simplify your care. Our efforts include designated breast imaging experts who use traditional and innovative imaging techniques and immediate reconstruction performed by our plastic surgery colleagues who are recognized leaders in their field. Together, we can create a plan of care that is tailored to your individual needs.

The center also offers essential elements of treatment including support groups, counseling, nutrition classes, lymphedema management, physical therapy etc. We invite you to discover the full range of services offered at the Rena Rowan Breast Center through this hyperlink.

To request an appointment online or call for an appointment at: 215-662-7900 (Breast Cancer Only) or 1-800-789-PENN

 

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