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Breast Cancer Services

Sisters Josephine Riffe and Stefanie Gargaro

Early detection saves lives; sisters Josephine Riffe and Stefanie Gargaro fight breast cancer one day at a time.

The Steward® Centers for Cancer Care provide complete screening, diagnostic services and the latest treatments to help anyone facing the possibility or challenge of a breast cancer diagnosis.

As one of New England’s leading breast cancer programs, we combine clinical excellence with compassion and personal attention. If treatment is needed, our expert medical team offers state-of-the-art surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and advanced medical therapies.

Our comprehensive breast cancer treatment and imaging services include: 

  • Reconstructive plastic surgery
  • MammoSite high-dose rate brachytherapy (HDR), a targeted treatment using high-dose radiation targeted directly where cancer cells may remain 
  • All-digital screening mammography* and diagnostic mammography 
  • Breast MRI 
  • Ultrasound
  • Lumpectomy
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy (ultrasound- and mammography-guided) 
  • Ultrasound-guided needle core biopsy
  • Bone density testing 
  • Surgeons’ clinics for patient consultation

The American Cancer Society recommends that women at higher risk of breast cancer have an annual screening breast MRI, in addition to mammography. If you believe that you may have a higher risk of developing breast cancer, talk to your doctor about options for early detection. Calculate your risk of breast cancer.

The Steward hospitals offering breast cancer care services include:


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