If you have a medical emergency, please call 911 or go directly to the Emergency Department.
Women may have many kinds of breast changes throughout their lives, including changes that occur with menstrual periods, pregnancy, and aging. Most breast changes are normal.
Breast lumps are common, especially in women ages 30 to 50. A number of conditions can result in a lump or lumps in your breast. Most of these conditions are harmless or of minor concern.
Breast pain and tenderness, also called mastalgia, may come and go with monthly periods (cyclic) or may not follow any pattern (noncyclic). It is not a common symptom of breast cancer.
A breast biopsy is usually done to check a lump found during a breast examination or to look at a suspicious area found on a mammogram, an ultrasound, or an MRI.
Recommended options for breast cancer treatment will depend upon each patient's unique circumstances.
Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) is the surgical removal of a breast lump and some of the tissue around it.
A mastectomy is the removal of the entire breast. This procedure is typically used as part of breast cancer treatment.
With MyChart, you’re able to view test results, contact your provider, request medication refills, schedule appointments and more. We encourage you to sign up for easy access to the tools and information you need to proactively manage your health. You can also set up online proxy access requests for medical records of children, spouses, or dependents.
There's also an easy-to-use MyChart app available for your mobile devices!