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Breast Health Services

Advanced Breast Health

Mission Women's Wellness Center offers complete breast health services - including prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer - in a warm, secure environment to make you feel as comfortable as possible.

Knowing breast cancer can take a toll on the mind and spirit of both patient and family, we also offer Spiritual Care services that support the needs of many. This exceptional care is delivered with the expertise, compassion and support.

To learn more about our Breast Health Services, please make a selection from the menu on the left or call at (949) 347-6062.

Mammography Center

Located within Mission Women's Wellness Center, Mission Imaging Center's caring staff is available to serve you. We are pleased to have our Tomosynthesis machines, also known as 3D mammography, the most advanced form of mammography available today. Accredited by the American College of Radiology and staffed with breast radiologists, you can be confident your results are read and interpreted correctly.

Diagnostic Services

Mission Imaging Center offers a complete range of breast diagnostic services. These advances help to identify cancer earlier, optimizing success.

Genetics Program

The Genetics Program gives women in south Orange County a powerful ally against breast cancer. Evolving beyond the once-common approach of watchful waiting, our advanced genetic counseling and testing empowers women with an active prevention, intervention and risk-reduction program.

For women identified at risk of developing breast cancer, this program provides invaluable preventive information and resources. Our licensed genetics counselors will help you understand your risk and how to proactively manage your breast health.

Nurse Navigator

Throughout diagnosis, treatment and recovery, our certified Nurse Navigators will help you navigate your journey every step of the way. She will assist you in understanding the process, enable you to be an active participant in your care, and be available as a constant resource for information, services and support.

Personal Treatment Team

During your treatment at Mission Hospital you will be the center of a dedicated support team that includes your personal physicians, clinical nurse specialists, social workers, dietitians and physical therapists.

Planning Conference (Tumor Board)

Mission Hospital Cancer Conference -- the only program of its kind in Orange County -- encourages patient participation and examination in the treatment planning process. This enables a highly trained multidisciplinary team to develop a complete picture of you as an individual and your specific circumstances. The conference empowers doctors to provide optimal treatment recommendations.

Treatment Options

Should you need treatment, we offer a complete array of options including breast conserving treatment (lumpectomy), mastectomy, breast reconstruction (either immediate or delayed), sentinel node biopsy, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy.

Research

Mission's Breast Health Services participates in national clinical research studies. This positions us at the forefront in the ongoing search for a cure. Our research program enables close clinical follow-up of trial participants and access to cutting edge treatment protocols.

Susan G. Komen Library

Our Susan G. Komen library is housed in Mission Women's Wellness Center and contains books, pamphlets, videos and audiotapes across a wide range of breast health and breast cancer topics to enable you with a better understanding of prevention, treatment and coping mechanisms. In addition, a computer is available to provide online access to reputable health care information.

Lymphedema Program

Breast cancer treatment can place women at a life-long risk for developing lymphedema, accumulation of fluid, which may cause debilitating effects. Early detection can allow for early intervention that can prevent or slow progression of lymphedema to a chronic more difficult to treat stage.

Our Lymphedema Program includes:

  • Patient Education
  • Screening and Measurement – A pre-operative baseline measurement and post-treatment
  • Measurement
  • Referral for lymphedema sleeves (available at our boutique) if needed
  • Referral for early intervention with our Lymphedema Rehab Specialist
  • Physocosocial Distress Screening

Using a nationally recognized standardized screening tool, our Nurse Navigators will assist you in assessing your risk. Referrals and resources will be provided as needed.