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1 Allegheny Health Network Breast Care Center

2 Breast health is a top priority of every woman. At Allegheny Health Network, you ll find a full array of breast care services designed with your needs in mind. And now, you can access advanced breast care close to home at the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion Breast Care Center.

3 No more sleepless nights At the Wexford Breast Care Center, we understand that the discovery of a breast lump and/or the diagnosis of breast cancer can evoke fear and anxiety. That s why it is reassuring to know the Breast Care Center is there for you every step of the way. We provide a comprehensive range of services including imaging, biopsies, surgical evaluation, operative treatment, radiation and chemotherapy in one convenient location. That means you will get a timely diagnosis and assessment, as well as prompt treatment and follow-up care. What s more, you will quickly feel at ease in our private, relaxing and compassionate environment. Prompt diagnosis and evaluation We use the most current and advanced imaging technologies to detect benign and malignant breast diseases, including digital mammography, 3D tomosynthesis mammography and breast ultrasound. If a breast abnormality or mass is discovered, our expert breast imaging radiologists are skilled in the performance of minimally invasive breast biopsies, such as stereotactic breast biopsy and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. In many instances, you can have a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy on the same day. Imaging results are available the same day and biopsy results are usually available within three days. Treatment options follow at a later time. Advanced treatment options When care is needed, our multidisciplinary team of breast care specialists uses the latest techniques and technologies to treat your condition. Our surgical, radiation and medical oncologists collaborate to develop an individualized and personalized treatment plan. Through this integrated approach, you will have access and delivery to every possible treatment, procedure and clinical trial that are tailored to your situation. This helps to ensure that you will have the best possible breast cancer outcomes.

4 For your convenience, we offer advanced breast surgical services onsite including: n Lumpectomy n Sentinel node biopsy n Axillary node dissection n Brachytherapy balloon placement Patients who need a mastectomy with reconstruction can access state-of-the-art care at Allegheny General Hospital. In addition, the Wexford Breast Care Center provides whole breast radiation and partial breast radiation, as well as systemic intravenous chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. This enables you to receive the most advanced breast cancer care without traveling far from home. We have a Nurse Navigator to coordinate your care Breast cancer care can often be confusing and complicated. To make your breast cancer journey easier, we will assign a nurse navigator to answer your questions, facilitate education and provide guidance and support. Our nurse navigator is specially trained and experienced in breast cancer care. You can count on your nurse navigator to assist you through every phase of breast cancer treatment and follow-up. Innovative support services The Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute uses every available option to help keep you healthy, including several innovative support services. n Risk Assessment/Genetic Counseling For those with a personal or family history of breast cancer, our genetic counselors are available to formally assess your risk of developing breast cancer. They will also provide recommendations for increased breast cancer screening and determine if you need genetic testing.

5 Breast Imaging William Poller, MD, FACR Breast Surgery Shivani Duggal, DO Mary Beth Malay, MD Breast Cancer Support Group When you have breast cancer, it s good to know that you aren t alone. The Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion has a Breast Cancer Support Group that meets the second Wednesday of each month, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in the Café. Newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and survivors have an opportunity to exchange ideas, offer encouragement and provide support to one another. Each meeting also features a different speaker, such as a breast surgeon, medical oncologist, integrative medicine specialist and others. Call to register. To schedule an appointment with one of our breast care specialists at the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, please call 412.DOCTORS ( ). For general information about the pavilion, call 844.HWP.4YOU ( ).

6 About the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion The Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion is an integrated entity of Allegheny Health Network. At the Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion, our focus is on you and your health. Patients can access a wide range of services, from primary and specialty care to outpatient surgery and advanced, state-of-the-art support services in diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, physical and occupational therapy. The pavilion offers many amenities, including complementary valet parking, concierge service, a staffed Austin s Playroom, café, retail pharmacy, Visionworks, outdoor walking trail and much more. The Wexford Health + Wellness Pavilion is dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare close to home and serves as your premier partner in health and wellness. AHN.org Health + Wellness Pavilion Perry Highway Wexford, PA AHN An equal opportunity employer. All rights reserved. H+W mt rev 6-16

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