Breast Care Program

Our Comprehensive Breast Care Program is the most advanced in South Carolina. In fact, it's the only one in the state that’s both accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and part of a National Cancer Institute Cancer CSenter. Our Advanced Breast Reconstruction Program offers the full spectrum of breast reconstruction options, including the DIEP flap procedure.

Diagnosis & Treatment


Breast Cancer Detection

Cancer is personal. It can affect every part of your life. And not all cancers are created equal – what happens with one person’s disease can be completely different for someone else with the same type of cancer. That's why we will look at your case in a way that’s as individual as you are, drawing on the expertise and knowledge gained from research at South Carolina’s only National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center.

Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery

"Hidden scar surgery provides a woman the opportunity to preserve the natural look of her breast without a visible scar, while not compromising outcomes. At a time when patients can feel like they have very few choices, this procedure allows women to have control over their bodies."

- Dr. Andrea Abbott, Surgical Oncologist, Hidden Scar Trained Surgeon

  • Patient Story: Margie Bear

  • Hidden Scar Breast Surgery Explained

  • Other Surgery Options

Staff

Breast Cancer Nurse Navigators

Our navigation teams provide personalized care coordination, connect patients with support resources, help prevent treatment delays, communicate with physicians and others on your team, and help patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options.

Nancy DeMore, M.D. at a tumor board meeting

Study shows value of breast cancer patients seeking second opinions

In a recent study on the value of a second opinion for breast cancer patients, researchers concluded that a review by a tumor board at an NCI-Designated Cancer Center changed the diagnosis for 43 percent of the patients.

 As scary as a cancer diagnosis can be, pausing to get more information can yield benefits

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