With every war, there is an Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. In the breast cancer war, everything begins with your loved one’s Medical Army. The battle against breast cancer begins, and ends, with medicine.
Doctors make the initial diagnosis. Doctors perform the breast surgery. Doctors devise the chemotherapy regimen. Doctors do the radiation. Without doctors, the cancer battle would be over before it ever began. Good doctors fight breast cancer well. Better doctors fight cancer better. The best doctors fight cancer best.
The better all her doctors work together, as a team, the better her chance for survival. The end result of this approach is the creation of a comprehensive treatment plan that is coordinated among the practice groups.
Whatever decisions are made regarding the overall medical regimen, her medical team is on the front lines of the fight. That’s all fine and good, you say, but how does she go about assembling that crack medical army?
Well, it all starts with the selection of her breast cancer surgeon.