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Bedford (open for vaccine clinics only), Brooklyn, Brunswick, Buckeye, Rocky River, State Road, and West Park (ExpressCare at West Park remains open).

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Breast Cancer Surgery Frequently Asked Questions

Natalie Joseph, MD, MetroHealth Breast Center Medical Director and Surgical Oncologist, answers frequently asked questions about breast cancer and breast cancer surgery.

To learn more or make an appointment, call 216-957-BRST (2778)

What can I do to reduce my risk of breast cancer?     If I need to have surgery, what are the options?  
 I noticed a lump in my breast, what should I do?    How long until I'm considered cancer-free?  
 How will you decide on a patient's treatment plan?    How do I schedule follow-up appointments?  
 Why did you become a doctor?    Can a benign cyst become cancerous?  
 What happens during a breast biopsy?    If I'm at high risk, should I get a mastectomy?  
 How do I find out if I'm at high risk for breast cancer?