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The MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Medical Center's MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute is one of the 10 best breast centers in America, according to Self magazine. Our commitment to early detection and accurate breast cancer diagnosis makes Long Beach Medical Center one of the best.
We offer state-of-the-art technology from digital mamography to breast MRI, on-site multidisciplinary experts, planning conferences for treatments, support groups, second opinion services and clinical research. At the MemorialCare Breast Center, our specialized health care professionals treat every woman diagnosed with breast cancer with quality, compassionate care utilizing the latest technology.
Perfect for working women and busy moms, from 8:00 AM to Noon by appointment.
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The MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Medical Center urges women to know what is normal for their bodies and know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer. Early detection is crucial in the battle against breast cancer. Listen as Homayoon Sanati, MD, Medical Director, MemorialCare Breast Center, Long Beach Medical Center discusses how can women reduce their risk of breast cancer.
Detecting breast cancer early is essential to fighting the disease. The media constantly reports new guidelines, but what do breast experts recommend? Long Beach Memorial’s breast health expert offers insight on screening guidelines for breast cancer.
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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.
Osteoporosis is a process that develops within the bones and makes them fragile and more likely to fracture. Anyone can develop osteoporosis, but it is common in older women. According to studies, 25 percent of men and 50 percent of women over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis.
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.
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Schedule your mammogram or breast imaging appointment at one of our MemorialCare Breast Center locations, conveniently located in Orange County and Los Angeles County.
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.
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.
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According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women after skin cancer, in the U.S. It can occur in both men and women, although very rare in men. Each year there are about 2,300 new cases of breast cancer in men and about 230,000 new cases in women.
At the MemorialCare Breast Centers, a team of specialists ensure patients receive the best, most comprehensive breast care available. The care teams work closely with referring physicians to coordinate care and provide seamless communication and reporting.
As part of the cancer care multi-disciplinary team, radiation oncologists coordinate every aspect of care with oncologists, radiologists, surgeons and pathologists to provide personalized treatment plans for each patient.
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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