Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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All women are at risk for developing breast cancer, which is why it’s important to undergo regular screening to find breast cancer early. If you suspect you have breast cancer or have risk factors that put you at high risk, getting diagnosed and receiving effective treatment as soon as possible will increase the chance that you will be cured and live a healthy, long life.

Choosing Duke means you’ll have access to a high level of experience and research in diagnosing and treating breast cancer. This level of expertise is found only in cancer centers like ours that is designated as a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center. This is important whether you are newly diagnosed or have advanced, metastatic breast cancer. You can visit our locations throughout the Triangle for breast cancer screening and tests, to receive effective treatment, and to participate in clinical trials that study new ways to treat breast cancer.