Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United States. It also is one of the top five types of cancer that our breast cancer specialists treat at Sky Ridge.
Breast Cancer Patient Volumes by Cancer Stage
Timeframe: 2008 - 2010 (most recent data)
For breast cancer patients treated at Sky Ridge from 2003 to 2005, by 2008 to 2010 the above reflected percentages survived. Studies show that diagnosing and treating breast cancer patients at an earlier stage improves the overall survival rates.
Age at Breast Cancer Diagnosis
Timeframe: 2010 - 2013 (most recent data)
Breast Cancer Treatment at Sky Ridge
Patients with breast cancer are diagnosed and treated by a team of cancer specialists at Sky Ridge. From the screening process to biopsy, pathology, surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology and support services, our goal is to provide the highest-quality patient care possible. Because breast cancer is the most frequent cancer type we treat, our expertise and experience translates into better breast cancer survival rates.