Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women in the United States (other than skin cancer). Each year in the United States, about 227,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer.
At Affiliated Oncologists, our dedicated team of medical oncologists, including internationally-recognized breast cancer experts, use the latest breast cancer treatment technologies to create a unique treatment plan for each patient. They are available to take questions and guide you through the process starting a cancer treatment plan that is right for you.
You’ll discuss the various breast cancer treatment options with your oncologist including:
- Breast cancer surgery
- Radiation therapy
- High dose radiation (HDR)
- Hormone therapy
- Targeted therapy
Our cancer treatment services are delivered in a non-hospital setting at locations in the Chicago area. Each cancer center is designed for your convenience with free parking and ground floor access for easy patient pickup and drop off.
Review this section's important information about breast cancer staging, breast cancer surgery and other treatment options as well as breast reconstruction as you prepare for an appointment with your oncologist.
Visit the National Cancer Institute where this information and more can be found about breast cancer including side effects of treatments, support information and more.