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Call 909.920.4726 to schedule your mammogram today.


 

Breast Health

Breast health is an important part of every woman’s life and the journey to achieving this is different for every woman. At San Antonio Regional Hospital, our comprehensive team of experts - physicians, nurses and technologists -are sensitive to each patient's individual needs and have access to the latest technologies to quickly screen and diagnose our patients. 

In addition, should the need arise, a nurse navigator is available to serve as an advocate to answer your questions and to assist with the coordination of follow-up care on an individualized basis. 

Breast Self-Awareness

It is very important to become familiar with the way your breasts look and feel to know what is normal for you, so that you can recognize any changes if they do occur. 

Talk to your doctor right away if you notice any changes in your breasts that concern you. These may include:

  • Lumps in the breast or under the armpit
  • Breast Pain
  • Breast and/or Nipple Skin Changes
  • Nipple Discharge, other than breast milk
  • Dimples in the breast
  • Swelling or redness 
  • Change in size or shape

Breast Screenings

A screening mammogram is a low dose X-ray of your breast and the best method for detecting breast cancer early. The American Cancer Society recommends yearly screenings for women ages 45 to 54. Women 55 and older, it is recommended every 2 years. Women at elevated risk for breast cancer may qualify for mammograms at a younger age. Talk to your healthcare provider about your own personal risk factor.

Call 909.920.4726 to schedule your mammogram today.

Clinical Breast Exams

Physical exams should include a routine clinical breast exam by a healthcare provider or trained nurse.  

Healthy Lifestyle

There are some lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

  • Maintaining a healthy diet
    • San Antonio Regional Hospital offers one on one counseling session with a registered dietitian. To make an appointment call 909.985.2811.
  • Staying physically active
  • Limiting alcohol and not smoking 

 


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