Breast Surgery

Why choose us

Comprehensive breast care services from screening and diagnosis through treatment, support, and survivorship are offered at Community Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, bringing world-class breast cancer care close to home. Through our partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, RWJBarnabas Health provides patients access to the most advanced treatment options including complex surgical procedures, clinical trials, precision medicine, immunotherapy, and advanced radiation oncology techniques. Our breast cancer programs are nationally accredited and certified by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. This certification demonstrates the team’s commitment to providing high quality breast care for patients and is held to the highest standards of care.

Conditions

  • Benign breast tumors
  • Malignant breast tumors

Treatments

  • Complex surgical procedures
  • Breast conservation surgery
  • Oncoplastic breast surgery
  • Nipple sparing mastectomies
  • Mastectomies • Clinical trials
  • Immunotherapy
  • Precision medicine
  • Scalp cooling system
  • Breast reconstruction

Services

In addition to the most advanced treatment options our breast cancer programs provide:

  • Nurse navigators who assist patients through their journey from diagnosis to survivorship
  • High risk evaluation services with certified genetic counselors
  • Oncology support services including social workers, psychologists, nutritionists, and financial counselors
  • Second opinions about diagnosis
  • Multidisciplinary Tumor Boards held regularly
  • Cancer surveillance and survivorship care

Our breast surgeons

Fellowship-trained and board-certified surgeons at RWJBarnabas Health facilities combine exceptional surgical skill with disease-specifi c expertise, including rare and complex breast cancers in both women and men. Our surgeons in conjunction with community physicians, treat benign and malignant tumors in a comprehensive and compassionate environment. Our breast surgeons work closely with highly experienced medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, plastic surgeons, nurses, breast cancer navigators and oncology care specialists who are part of a multidisciplinary, comprehensive breast cancer care team. Our physicians treat a large number of breast cancer patients and emphasize attention to detail, consideration of all treatment options, and a full panel discussion at each point in treatment through weekly multidisciplinary breast cancer team meetings.




Patient Stories

  • "The team has always gone out of their way to keep me and my family informed."

    Barbara
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  • “Everyone was so compassionate and made my life easy during one of my darkest hours. From the moment I walked into my first chemo, the nurses made me feel as if I would get through this with ease. They feel like part of my family now.”

    Tina
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