At the Margaret West Comprehensive Breast Center, our physicians, staff and community outreach liaisons walk hand-in-hand with our patients on their health care journey. As part of this commitment, it is our priority to ensure our patients are equipped with the education – and resources – to support their overall breast health.
As a patient at the Margaret West Comprehensive Breast Center, we encourage you to review the resources below to ensure you are not only aware of our recommended screening guidelines, but also have access to information regarding the procedures and treatments offered here at our center. If you have any questions regarding the guidelines and resources listed below, please discuss with your Margaret West Comprehensive Breast Center team.
The contained information is not meant to replace a medical provider’s treatment or advice. Patients should consult their healthcare providers for specific medical treatment decisions.
The Margaret West Comprehensive Breast Center: Wellness & Education Brochure
The brochure below includes details regarding the full spectrum of services offered by the Margaret West Comprehensive Breast Center, as well as important information on wellness, education and early detection. Read for more information on breast cancer, its causes, symptoms to watch out for, and what you can do to take control of your breast health.
Breast 360: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation
The patient website for The American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation, Breast360.org is the “go to place” for reliable, helpful information. The goal is simple: to engage, educate and empower their readers so that they will be better able to make informed decisions for their breast health care. The content has been written by members of The American Society of Breast Surgeons, with additional collaboration from the leading experts in acupuncture, lymphedema and psychology.
BreastCancer.org is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the most reliable, complete and up-to-date information about breast cancer. Their mission is to help women and their loved ones make sense of the complex medical and personal information about breast health and breast cancer so that they can make the best health decisions for their lives.
American Cancer Society
Whether you or a loved one are worried about developing breast cancer, have just been diagnosed, are currently going through treatment, or are a survivor of breast cancer, this detailed guide provided by the American Cancer Society can provide you with the information, and resources, you may need.