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One out of every eight women will face breast cancer at some point in their lives. In fact, there’s a good chance you or someone you know has or had breast cancer.

Finding it early and treating it quickly can make a huge difference in survival. At St. Joseph’s/Candler, we have a team of surgeons to do just that. Telfair Breast Surgery is a dedicated team of board-certified breast surgeons that can quickly and accurately evaluate and schedule women for surgery after a suspicious mammogram.

The mission of Telfair Breast Surgery is to provide dedicated breast health care services by offering expert multi-disciplinary care, superior diagnostic strategies and coordinated care in an environment that fosters confidence, compassion and dignity for each individual. The Telfair Breast Surgery team includes:

When you chose Telfair Breast Surgery, you get:

  • Dedicated breast surgeons
  • Individualized medical and surgical treatment options for breast cancer
  • Comprehensive evaluation of patients at high risk due to family history or prior cancer
  • Surveillance for recurrent disease
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Genetics counseling
  • Timely diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant breast disease
  • Second opinions
  • Prospective interdisciplinary case prevention in a weekly tumor board conference
  • Nurse navigation
  • Oncology dietitian
  • Survivorship care plans

To learn more about Telfair Breast Surgery and breast cancer treatment at the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion, please visit the LCRP website.


Meet the Team at St. Joseph's/Candler

Our team of specialty physicians are experienced in many aspects of healthcare from neurologists to podiatrists. Learn more about our specialty physicians now.

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