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Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Appointment and Procedure Updates

We are updating some appointment and procedure practices to help lessen the spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19.

  • Many Johns Hopkins patients and new patients may now have the option to have a video appointment (telemedicine) with their provider, depending on their healthcare need. If you do not have a device to use for a video visit, you and your provider may decide that a telephone call will meet your needs.
  • For new patients, please call the department for the service you need.
  • Existing patients can visit MyChart to schedule a visit.
  • In some cases, appointments or procedures may need to be rescheduled. If there are changes to your care, your provider will contact you.

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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.

Our unique program combines a multidisciplinary approach with a large breast cancer survivor support group to best meet the needs of our patients. 

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. 

 
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