We’re here to be your partner in breast health.
MemorialCare Breast Centers are among the most comprehensive breast cancer centers in Long Beach and Orange County, California. Our caring and compassionate physicians and staff are solely dedicated to the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. MemorialCare Breast Centers are on the leading edge of breast care—equipped with state-of-the-art digital and 3-dimensional mammography.
Whether you’re visiting our MemorialCare Breast Centers for a routine mammogram or with needs that are more urgent, our goal is to help you maintain optimal breast health. Our multidisciplinary team of expert physicians, surgeons, technologists and clinicians take a comprehensive, coordinated approach to treating breast cancer.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. It accounts for more than 30 percent of all cancers found in women. Breast cancer is not selective. The majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of the disease, and while it occurs more often in women who are over the age of 50, younger women are also at risk.
You may make an appointment at one of our MemorialCare Breast Centers in one of the of the following ways:
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Benign breast disease, also known as benign breast conditions, are noncancerous disorders that affect the breast.
Breast density, or dense breast tissue refers to the appearance of breast tissue on a mammogram. Women with dense breasts have more dense tissue than fatty tissue.
More than 200,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Breast cancer accounts for more than 30 percent of all cancers found in women.
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Mammograms are one of the most important tools in the early detection of breast cancer. This low-dose X-ray can reveal both benign (non-cancerous) and cancerous growths when they are too small to be detected by you or your health care provider.
Breast MRI is a powerful diagnostic tool for detecting breast cancer. It produces a clear, sharp image capturing even the tiniest irregularities.
Women of all ages are encouraged to perform monthly self-exams to feel for any changes or lumps in the breasts. Self-exams allow you to be very familiar with your breasts, making it easier to detect when there is a change.
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Our specialized breast surgeons are experts in breast-sparing surgery.
Targeted therapy uses customized chemotherapeutic drugs to treat cancer by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells. Each patient’s cancer cells are unique and each patient responds differently to chemotherapies.
Oncoplastic breast surgery uses 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. This type of conservation surgery removes the cancer, reshapes the breast and prevents excessive scarring.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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