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Breast Cancer & Care

Whether you have a family history of breast cancer or concerning symptoms, our breast care experts have the diagnostic experience and high-tech tools to address your worries and risks. We care for everything from mastalgia and fibrocystic disease to breast cancers in both women and men.

Breast Pain

Breast pain does not always mean breast cancer. Other conditions can cause discomfort, cysts, lumps, tenderness and swelling. Having your doctor evaluate your breast pain can help identify the source of the pain and a path to relief.

Breast Cancer

If you have a breast cancer diagnosis, we offer a host of support services and cutting-edge treatments tailored to your situation, condition and needs. We offer more collective expertise and a greater depth of knowledge in diagnosing and treating breast cancer than other regional breast cancer programs. That's just one reason why we have earned full accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Breast Cancer Screening

Our radiologists are dedicated breast experts. They focus solely on breast imaging. There are two types of mammograms:

  • Screening mammograms  — X-rays of the breast for women who don’t have any symptoms. We recommend annual screening mammograms for women 40 and over and for younger women with risk factors for breast cancer.
  • Diagnostic mammograms — You’ll get a referral from your doctor for a diagnostic mammogram if a mass or other sign or symptom is found during a self exam or by your doctor. You'll also get a referral if a possible abnormality is found on your screening mammogram.
High Risk
breast tumor board

First, we work with you to determine your risk level. Then we take steps to help reduce your risk for breast or ovarian cancer.

Know Your Risk
A Special Boutique
patient at Flourish Boutique

Our extensive support services include Flourish, a boutique with stylish yet functional items for women going through breast cancer treatment.

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Mammography On the Go
mobile mammography van

Our mobile mammography coach brings comprehensive screening services to women at workplaces and community locations throughout Virginia. 

Get a Mobile Mammogram
Paying for Treatment
See if You Qualify

Every Woman's Life offers three important health exams: Pap tests, breast exams and mammograms for women ages 40-64 who are not covered by Medicare. The program covers the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson and Orange, and the City of Charlottesville.

Women must qualify based on income, age and other factors. 

Dr. Showalter in the IORT suite

A Pioneering Clinical Trial

Precision Breast IORT combines image-guided, high-dose targeted radiation with surgery, changing what would normally be multiple appointments for radiation and surgery into a single procedure. 

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