Nationally Ranked Breast Surgery

Specialized operations for breast cancer and breast disease performed by a highly skilled surgical team.

Holy Spirit General Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent care in a timely manner during this stressful time. We will schedule an office consultation with one of our surgeons within two days of diagnosis. Surgery will be performed within two weeks of diagnosis. We have dedicated breast care coordinators in our office to guide patients and their families through this process. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 761-7244 (Holy Spirit General Surgery – Camp Hill) or 249-1895 (Holy Spirit General Surgery – Carlisle).

A Team Dedicated to Your Care

At Holy Spirit, a team of talented experts, including breast imaging radiologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons, pathologists and breast care coordinators, provides breast cancer treatment based on National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines.

Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

The latest surgical techniques are used to diagnose breast cancer, including stereotactic, ultrasound-guided and MRI-guided core biopsies. We also offer tumor marker testing and genetic testing.

Types of Breast Surgery

Our highly trained surgeons can perform the full range of oncological surgeries, including:

  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Modified radical mastectomy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Axillary dissection

Breast Reconstruction

Post-surgery, talented plastic surgeons will expertly perform any breast reconstruction procedure needed.

The Importance of Early Intervention

Following the guidelines below can help in early detection and treatment of breast abnormalities.

Age 20:
Women should begin performing monthly breast self-exams to become familiar with the normal state of their breasts. Any changes should be reported to a health care provider.

Ages 25-40:
Women with average risk levels should have a clinical breast examination performed by their health care provider every 1 to 3 years.

Ages 40 and up:
Starting at age 40, women should have an annual breast examination and mammogram.

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