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Breast Cancer - A Guide for Newly Diagnosed Women
Susan Gardner, Registered Nurse, gives newly diagnosed women an essential guide for understanding their treatment options. (20:07)
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What to Expect When Dealing With Breast Cancer
Dr. Claire Buchanan, a Breast Surgeon provides an important overview of what to expect when dealing with breast cancer. (8:24)
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How to Talk to Your Doctor When Dealing With Breast Cancer
With the help of the American Cancer Society, Registered Nurse, Betsy Scott lists important information and tips on how to talk with your doctor. (9:32)
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Understanding Your Treatment Path for Breast Cancer
Breast Surgeon, Dr. Shannon Tierney takes you step-by-step through common treatment paths for breast cancer. (8:04)
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Understanding Pathology: Breast Cancer
Dr. Sean Thornton of Cellnetix Pathology & Laboratories explains pathology for breast cancer. (13:21)
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Genetic Counseling & Testing: Breast Cancer
Robert Resta, a Genetic Counselor, provides overview of genetic testing specifically for breast cancer. (7:39)
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Breast Cancer Surgery and Recovery
Breast Surgeon, Dr. Patricia Dawson explains in detail breast cancer surgery and recovery. (11:10)
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Reconstructive Surgery: Breast Cancer
Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Wandra Miles explains what to expect with breast reconstruction. (8:10)
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Lymphedema: Breast Cancer
Physical therapist, Peg Maas explains what lymphedema is and how it can be treated. (14:22)
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Drain Management: Breast Cancer
Registered Nurse, Chris Yeckley demonstrates how to care for your J.P. drain after breast cancer surgery. (6:23)
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Resources in the Community: Breast Cancer
Patient Navigator, Shannon Marsh reviews the breast cancer resources available in the Seattle community and at Swedish Cancer Institute. (14:22)
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Living Well After Cancer Treatment
Dr. Patricia Dawson discusses survivorship and living well after cancer treatment (10:20)
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After Breast Cancer: What Next?
Jacci Thompson-Dodd discusses Swedish's 8-week survivorship training program for breast cancer patients. (7:09)
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Online Health Library

Condition Information

Breast Cancer Center

Conditions In-Depth: Breast Cancer

Fact Sheets
(also available in Spanish)

Breast Cancer Causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment

Breast MRI

Breast Needle Biopsy

Breast reconstruction

Mastectomy

Video/Medical Animations:

Breast Biopsy

Breast cancer prevention and Staging

Breast cancer symptoms

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Surgery

Mammography

Mastectomy

Modified Radical Mastectomy

Radical Mastectomy

Treatments for Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool

Support Groups

The Swedish Cancer Institute offers a variety of support groups. The groups provide an opportunity to meet with others having experiences similar to your own. Each group is facilitated by an experienced Swedish Cancer Institute support group facilitator and are open to all people in the community.

See our Swedish Cancer Institute Cancer Support Groups brochure (PDF)

Support group members experience and receive:

  • Practical information
  • An understanding of diagnosis and treatment
  • A safe and caring place to share feelings and learn self-care skills
  • A place to develop coping skills and discover how one lives life fully in the midst of cancer