Breast cancer begins in the cells of the breast tissue, typically in the milk glands, or milk ducts, (known as Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS). Breast cancer can also occur in the lymph nodes, especially under the arm. It is currently the most common cancer in the UK.
We offer a world-class breast care service including:
Symptoms of breast cancer can include:
When to come to us?
If you start to experience any of these symptoms, there are a number of initial tests needed to diagnose breast cancer. These include:
If these tests suggest cancer, a biopsy is needed. A needle is used to remove a tiny sample of tissue. This sample is then analysed to see if it is cancer and, if so, what type and how advanced it is. It can also be used to work out which treatment is most likely to be effective.
If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, you will have immediate access to world-class specialists and state of the art facilities.
We treat every patient on an individual basis. You will have the option to choose what you want, where and when. Our aim is to give everyone the best possible results.
Your consultant will work closely with other specialists on the multidisciplinary team to design a treatment plan for you. Options may include:
We have a team of highly experienced Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) to support patient and consultant throughout the cancer treatment plan. They will work closely together to co-ordinate your care, and are there to advise and support you every step of the way.Make an appointment Get In Touch