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8914 North Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, IL 61615

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209 North Cummings Lane
Washington, IL 61571

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2535 East Washington Street
East Peoria, IL 61611

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1120 East War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

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Breast Cancer Treatment

If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, you may need the services of our team of professionals (depending on the type of disease diagnosed). Your breast health team will work with you through treatment and recovery. We will answer your questions, explain procedures, and never forget that you are the most important person on your healthcare team.

Your Breast Health Team of Specialists

Breast Surgeon - Doctor who removes region of breast affected by disease.

Radiologist - Doctor who uses mammography (breast x-rays), ultrasound (sonograms), biopsy, and other tests to diagnose disease.

Medical Oncologist - Doctor who specializes in the treatment of cancer using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and other methods.

Radiation Oncologist - Doctor who uses radiation (x-ray) therapy to treat cancer.

Reconstructive (Plastic) Surgeon - Doctor who reconstructs altered or removed breast using body tissues or implants.

Breast Health Navigator - Specialized nurse that educates the patient and their families to promote quality of life while going through treatment.

Oncology Social Worker - Specialized social worker that provides emotional and practical support, financial navigation, and connects you to resources to help in your cancer journey.

Treatment Options

Surgery

  • Lumpectomy: The breast lump and surrounding tissue is removed.
  • Mastectomy: The entire breast is removed.

Radiation Oncology

Chemotherapy

Immunotherapy

Targeted Therapy

Clinical Trials