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Good Samaritan Medical Center's Breast Institute Now Offering Same Day Mammography Results for Patients

Oct 11, 2019

New Option Allows Women to Have Less Fear and Anxiety While Waiting for Results

West Palm Beach, Fla. - September 12th 2019 - As way to take the stress and anxiety out of waiting, Good Samaritan Medical Center’s Breast Institute is now offering same day mammography results for patients who undergo a mammogram.

“Women have a one in eight chance of developing breast cancer at some time in their lifetime. Having this new option will give women the peace of mind not to worry about their results, or take the proper steps to get treatment as soon as possible.”, said Good Samaritan Medical Center chief executive officer, Tara McCoy. "The Breast Institute at Good Samaritan is a signature service of our hospital that continues to implement new ways to enhance the lives of our patients.”

As part of a comprehensive approach to cancer care, the Good Samaritan Breast Institute is a full-service breast cancer screening and treatment facility within Good Samaritan Medical Center. The Breast Institute offers low-dose screening and diagnostic mammography, breast cancer surgery, stereotactic biopsy, ultrasound, CT scanning, PET-CT, bone densitometry and support groups for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients or patients with advanced breast cancer.

Physicians specializing in breast surgery and oncology surgery lead the multidisciplinary team that includes specialists in breast imaging, radiology, pathology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology and reconstructive surgery. The team also conducts weekly multidisciplinary pre-treatment planning conferences to discuss treatment options for patients. To make an appointment call 561-655-5511.

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