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Breast Cancer

Asplundh Cancer Pavilion

With the latest breast cancer treatments, expert specialists and the finest personalized care, we are honored to be among the breast cancer leaders in the Philadelphia region.

Each year, hundreds of women in our area choose the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Health for their breast cancer treatment. Our comprehensive services include “fast track” diagnosis, the newest technological approaches for breast-sparing surgery and other therapies, clinical trials opportunities, genetic counseling and supportive help from a breast cancer nurse navigator.

Wife, mom, nurse-and cardio boxer. Shannon was in great shape. Then the mammogram she kept putting off showed signs of breast cancer. Together, with her breast surgeon, oncologist, and nurses, she triumphed. Now cancer-free, Shannon is back at work and at the gym. And her workouts never felt so good. Read Shannon's Story.

Types of Breast Cancer

Differences matter for effective treatment. Every breast cancer has a specific profile. Our highly experienced specialists use sophisticated diagnostics to define disease type and help create the best treatment plan.

Distinguished Quality for Breast Cancer Care

The National Accreditation Program for Breast CentersThe National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers accredits us with the highest level of breast care quality.

The American College of RadiologyThe American College of Radiology named Abington Health’s Mary T. Sachs Breast Center a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence.

The Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons, gave us its 2012 and 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award for treatment excellence.

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award 2012

CoC Outstanding Achievement Award 2015

Help Navigating Your Breast Cancer Experience

Whether you are newly diagnosed or in treatment, our cancer navigators provide help and support. The nurse navigator for breast cancer, Kyrstin Ciao, BS, RN, OCN can be emailed, or is available at 215-481-3191.

Paula Hairston

Breast Cancer Survivor Wants to Encourage Others

Abington Mom's Journey to Breast Cancer Survivorship

Read Paula's Story