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Breast Cancer Services at FSLH in Utica, NY
Breast Cancer Care in the Mohawk Valley
A diagnosis of breast cancer can be both frightening and confusing. What’s the next step? Do you have surgery and treatment options? Where can you turn for help? That’s where the Breast Care Center at The Regional Cancer Center comes in. We provide comprehensive breast care services for those who have been diagnosed with any stage of breast cancer or for those who worry they may have breast cancer symptoms. We want to take some of the fear out of your journey, and we offer understandable, practical advice that can help you navigate your diagnosis and receive the breast cancer treatment you need.
When you choose the Breast Care Center, you’ll receive the cancer support you need.
At The Regional Cancer Center, we care for our patients – body, mind and spirit. Breast cancer patients benefit from our weekly multi-disciplinary team review of their diagnosis and treatment options before making any decisions about their cancer care. And, our patients are supported through one-on-one pre- and post-op teaching and communication with a nurse navigator. We help empower people to make informed decisions about their cancer care. Services we provide to breast cancer patients include:
- After Breast Cancer (ABC) Support Group
- Symptom Management
- Lymphedema Clinic
- Counseling and Support Services
- Breast Cancer Clinical Trials
- Research through the Consumer Health Library
We can help you understand all of your breast cancer treatment options.
When you work with us, you’ll have access to some of the area’s best nurses, physicians, surgeons and radiologists, who all want to help you understand the various treatment options available. From your diagnosis through surgery and treatment, our dedicated, caring staff is truly here for you, every step of the way. The breast cancer treatment options we offer include:
- Additional diagnostic imaging, when needed
- Breast Cancer Surgery
- Radiation Therapy
- Post-Treatment Follow-Up
You don’t have to face your breast cancer diagnosis alone. Let the Breast Care Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare provide you with the coordinated care you need, so you and your family can focus on getting well.
To learn more, please call us at (315) 624-HOPE or ask your doctor for a referral. We are here for you, and we care – body, mind and spirit.
Commission on Cancer
The Cancer Center is nationally accredited by the Commission on Cancer. The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
American College of Radiology (ACR) - Accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Designated by the American College of Radiology (ACR), Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s Imaging Center is the only Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in the Mohawk Valley.
American College of Radiology (ACR) - Accredited Facility in Breast Ultrasound
The Breast Ultrasound Accreditation Program provides facilities performing breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsies peer review and constructive feedback on their staff’s qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement and image quality.
American College of Radiology (ACR) - Accredited Facility in Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
The Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Accreditation Program provides facilities performing stereotactic breast biopsy procedures with peer review and constructive feedback on their staff’s qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.