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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.
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.