We’re here to be your partner in breast health.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime and breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women. MemorialCare Breast Center has three convenient locations in South Orange County: Laguna Hills, Irvine and San Clemente. Known for our expertise in the early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, our centers are equipped with state-of-the-art imaging equipment including digital 3D mammography and recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology, everything we do is with your care and comfort in mind. We are an interdisciplinary team of breast care clinicians, all with sub-specialized training and extensive experience working together in order to ensure the optimal quality of care for the patients we serve. Care is provided at convenient locations in a patient-centric compassionate manner.
For your convenience, our breast centers include:
MemorialCare Breast Centers are equipped with the most advanced imaging technology, which enhances our radiologists’ ability to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages.
With over 25 years of exceptional care and experience and more than 25,000 annual patient exams, we provide the highest quality breast imaging services based on experience and clinical outcomes.
As a comprehensive breast center, we coordinate your care with our multidisciplinary team. Your mammographic screening results will generally be made available to you and your physician within 24 hours. For those having a diagnostic study, you will see one of our radiologists during your visit and will discuss your results and recommendations during your appointment. Should you require further care, our breast patient navigator will guide you in understanding your imaging results and treatment options – working in tandem with our breast surgeons, oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and genetic counselor to ensure complete care.
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MemorialCare Breast Center at Saddleback Medical Center offers a variety of innovative diagnostic tools to fight against breast cancer.
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Benign breast disease, also known as benign breast conditions, are noncancerous disorders that affect the breast.
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.
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In addition to a mammogram screening, your Breast Center health care provider may recommend a breast ultrasound. A breast ultrasound utilizes high-frequency sound waves to create an internal image of your breast. This breast screening allows our specialized physicians to get a closer look at the chest walls and breast lumps
As screening mammograms detect smaller cancers, minimal breast surgery can be used to remove tumors. In order to localize these small tumors for the breast surgeon, the procedure called preoperative wire localization is utilized.
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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Selecting physician specialists to treat your breast cancer is an important decision to make. When selecting a team of physicians to treat breast cancer, it is important to look for specialists who are highly trained in their fields. The comprehensive teams of expert breast cancer specialists at MemorialCare Breast Centers
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.
There are more than 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S. today. Although the initial cancer care may be complete, there is still physical, emotional and psychological healing to be done. Everyone’s experience is different, therefore it is important to customize your plan to address individual needs.
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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