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Breast Cancer Care

AdventHealth Waterman

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you may have many questions and few answers. Don’t feel alone.

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer affecting U.S. women. About 12.4 percent of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.* The good news: with advances in detection and treatment, many women can and do beat breast cancer. While it may be one of the biggest challenges of your life, overcoming breast cancer — with the help of your treatment team — is our goal for every patient.

The Breast Care Program at AdventHealth Waterman is here to help you understand your diagnosis and provide you with personalized care for the mind, body and spirit. To do so, we’ve assembled a team of highly experienced doctors — including breast surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists — that will evaluate your breast cancer and develop a plan for treating it.

*Source: National Cancer Institute

Cancer Care Navigators, With You Every Step Of The Way

Our Cancer Care Navigators, specially-trained nurses who are here to help you navigate your cancer care journey, will be with you every step of the way from pre-diagnosis to survivorship. They act as a liaison between you and your medical team, can help you find resources, schedule appointments and coordinate your care. After your treatment, our team will provide you with the counseling, nutritional guidance, mentoring and support you’ll need to live life to the fullest. Our dedication to your care is why patients from around Lake County and beyond come to AdventHealth Waterman for our early cancer detection, advanced treatments and emotional and spiritual support.

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Commission on Cancer Accreditation

AdventHealth Waterman has been accredited by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) through the American College of Surgeons (ACos). The accreditation ensures a commitment to quality care, use of proper infrastructure and improved patient outcomes.