Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Guide
We’re here to help you understand your breast cancer diagnosis and treatment.
At Sharp, you're not just a patient, you're a partner. Our expert caregivers work together with you to approach your care in the best possible way. This team includes:
- Surgeons — perform procedures to remove cancerous tumors, tissues and organs
- Plastic/reconstructive surgeons — restore areas of the body affected by cancer
- Medical oncologists — help diagnose, treat and prevent cancer with medical treatments, including chemotherapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy
- Radiation oncologists — specialize in using radiation therapy to treat cancer
- Cancer patient navigators
- Oncology social workers
- Oncology dietitians
- Genetics counselors
- Oncology rehab therapists
The links below provide additional information about your diagnosis and treatment plan. Speak with your care team about any questions you may have.
Understanding your diagnosis
Preparing for surgery
Preparing for radiation therapy
Preparing for chemotherapy and immunotherapy
Supportive care during treatment
Learn how to address cancer-related fatigue and sleep issues at this free virtual workshop.
Learn about the signs and treatment options for lymphedema at this free online course.
Learn more about chemo brain and how to manage it at this free virtual workshop for cancer patients and their loved ones.
This free virtual workshop is offered for cancer patients and their loved ones.
Learn more about scanxiety and how to manage it at this free online workshop for cancer patients and their loved ones.
We'll help find the doctor who's right for you.
View doctors specializing in oncology in San Diego.
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