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Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Diagnosis, Treatment and Support
Every year in the United States, close to 260,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. They are women of all ages and all types: young women, older women, wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, cousins, friends and loved ones. While the types of breast cancers vary almost as much as the women who are diagnosed with them, more is known about breast cancer than ever before.
No matter where you are in your journey through this illness, the Johns Hopkins Breast Center offers a comprehensive program with breast cancer specialists who can manage any phase of your disease.
Schedule an Appointment
Learn about our exceptional physicians, patient-centered approach, and caring team of nurses, staff and survivor-volunteers.
Our breast specialists are located in Baltimore at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview and Green Spring Station.
Whether scheduling a regular mammogram, at risk for breast cancer, or facing a diagnosis, call us for advanced and compassionate care.
Reconstruction after Breast Cancer | Pam's Story
Pam Vierra, a mother of three from central Pennsylvania, visited Johns Hopkins for a second opinion after being diagnosed with breast cancer. She talks about her treatment and breast reconstruction experience—and how it changed her life.
Know Your Options for Breast Reconstruction
Many women treated for breast cancer have not been told that they’re eligible for breast reconstruction. Learn about advanced reconstruction options at Johns Hopkins.