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Breast Cancer

We understand that a breast cancer diagnosis can be frightening. That's why we have an entire team devoted to you and your physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs during this time.

In addition to the region's most recognized breast surgeons and radiation oncologists, our breast cancer team includes medical oncologists through our partnership with OHSU, nurse navigators to help support and guide you through treatment, and specialists in survivorship and complementary therapies from the Legacy Cancer Healing Center. 

Our goal is to help women and men with breast cancer go on to lead productive lives as cancer survivors.

 

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    "Dr. Nathalie Johnson was my surgeon, and her vigilance and expert hands were the key factors in my good prognosis."

    - Julie

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    Julie

Award-winning care

Legacy ranks among the nation's top cancer programs and has received multiple quality awards including the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. The Commission on Cancer ranks Legacy's cancer program as one of the best in the nation

  • See how our breast cancer program compares to our local and national peers.

 

The Breast Health Centers at Legacy Good Samaritan and Legacy Meridian Park have earned accreditation for excellence in the care of patients with breast cancer and benign breast disease from the rigorous ACS National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).

Our providers

Nearly 40 doctors, nurse practitioners, genetics specialists, nurse navigators, therapists and patient support staff participate in Legacy Cancer Institute's nationally ranked breast cancer program.

  • Meet your team.

Physician case review

Our multidisciplinary cancer care conferences (tumor boards) review complex cases to provide an expert "second opinion" on diagnosis, pre-treatment evaluation, staging, treatment strategy and rehabilitation. The team includes medical oncologists, pathologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, nurses, research coordinators and other cancer care staff.

You're not alone

At the Legacy Cancer Institute we offer services to support every aspect of your treatment including your physical, emotional, social and spiritual well-being. We offer a wide range of support services to help you and your family. If you need help just ask us, and we'll help you find the support you need.

Nurse navigators

Our personalized support services begin with our nurse navigators. They will help you throughout your treatment, from knowing what to expect to finding the right support services and helping you manage symptoms and treatment side effects.

  • Contact a nurse navigator

Support services

In addition, the following support services are also available:

  • Integrative care through our Cancer Healing Center 
  • Cancer rehabilitation
  • Lymphedema management