Breast cancer patients are treated in one convenient location at the UK Markey Cancer Center's Comprehensive Breast Care Center by a team of specialists from:
Our specialists work with patients to develop the best treatment plan for all forms and stages of breast cancer and to develop surgical reconstruction options for mastectomy patients.
In 2007 UK HealthCare participated in the development of an online breast cancer resource center with ABC News.
Breast cancer risk factors
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women. It's estimated that 178,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed in the U.S. in 2007.
Experts do not know the exact causes of breast cancer, but research has shown certain factors increase a woman's chances of getting breast cancer. Although some women are at higher risk, all women are at risk for breast cancer.
Learn more by taking our Breast Cancer Risk Factors Quiz.
What are the most effective breast cancer screening resources?
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