Our specialized breast surgeons are experts in breast-sparing surgery.
Treatments for Breast Care at Long Beach Medical Center
Oncoplastic breast surgery is an aesthetic approach to breast cancer treatment by removing the cancer while also preserving and rebuilding the breast to maintain its natural look and feel.
Partial breast irradiation involves the delivery of radiation to only the immediate region surrounding the original tumor. This is the site where recurrence of breast cancer is most likely to occur.
Intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) integrates a lumpectomy (the removal of a tumor from the breast) and radiation treatment into a single surgery.
Biotherapy (also called biological therapy or immunotherapy) is a treatment to activate or repair the ability of the body’s immune system to fight cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, infections, and other diseases.
Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer with cytotoxic drugs.
Chemicals called hormones are produced in glands in the reproductive system, in the ovaries for women and the testicles for men.
As part of the cancer care multi-disciplinary team, radiation oncologists coordinate every aspect of care, with surgeons and pathologists to help decide the best course of treatment for each patien
Targeted therapy uses customized chemotherapeutic drugs to treat cancer by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.