The Breast Program at St. Joseph Hospital provides access to innovative
technology, and a caring and compassionate approach. Our doctors provide
each patient with a comprehensive and personalized path to the most effective
treatment. The Breast Program at St. Joseph Hospital provides you and
your family with care that meets or exceeds national quality-care standards.
Breast Imaging Center
The Breast Program at St. Joseph Hospital offers the latest technological
advancement to cure breast cancer:
Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT). As Orange County's first hospital to offer this innovative
treatment, our team of breast cancer experts leads the way in improving
outcomes for breast cancer patients. Learn more about our latest advancement
to cure breast cancer, by clicking
IORT complements a full spectrum of services offered by the Breast Program,
ranging from prevention and screening to diagnosis and treatment for early,
advanced and metastatic breast cancer.
The Breast Program takes a comprehensive and individualized approach with
each patient we serve.
To achieve the best possible patient outcomes our Breast Program holds
interdisciplinary treatment management conferences each week. Participants
include expert breast surgeons, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists,
radiologists, nursing and research staff. As a team, these specialists
evaluate and provide treatment recommendations for newly diagnosed breast patients.
The Breast Program also utilizes the most recent medical developments and
clinical trials. Our survival rates are considerably higher than the state
and national average. We continually incorporate the most up-to-date,
state-of-the-art, evidence-based practice into our treatment plans. Using
evidence-based medical and surgical methods, our healthcare professionals
strive for the best outcomes. We also utilize the
National Cancer Center Network (NCCN) guidelines when planning treatment. However, each patient’s
treatment plan is designed to meet the individual needs of the patient