Comprehensive breast oncology services in Wabash Valley
At Terre Haute Regional Hospital's cancer center, we offer personalized, comprehensive breast cancer treatment in Wabash Valley.
For more information about the The Paul Siebenmorgen Cancer Center, please call (812) 237-9326.
Our comprehensive cancer center offers teams of diverse medical specialists dedicated to your long-term health and a variety of support services—including support groups—to help you throughout your journey to recovery.
Our clinical team—including a breast surgeon and our partners at Regional Health Oncology—knows you as a unique individual and approaches your care accordingly. We create a personalized plan for your treatment and follow-up care. Our breast patient navigator will welcome you and guide you every step of the way.
Breast cancer screenings
According to Breastcancer.org, one in eight women in the U.S. will develop breast cancer. To be proactive in treating breast cancer, undergoing breast cancer screenings, in addition to breast self-exams, is one of the most powerful measures to fight the disease.
Our breast oncologists provide mammography screenings to help identify breast cancer, so our team can proactively target and treat the disease.
Breast cancer symptoms
Breast cancer may or may not present symptoms depending on how advanced the cancer is. Typically, you or your doctor may feel a new lump or mass in your breast. There are other unusual changes in the breast that can be a symptom of breast cancer, including:
- Swelling in certain parts or all of your breast
- Breast pain
- Irritated skin
- Nipple pain and/or nipples that turn inward
- Breast skin and/or nipples that are turning red, scaly or thickening
- Lump in the underarm area
- Nipple discharge other than breast milk
Breast cancer treatment
Our multidisciplinary team will collaborate to create a personalized, comprehensive treatment plan by cancer stage and your health history.
You may undergo one or more of the following breast cancer treatments, such as:
- Radiation therapy
- Hormonal therapy
- Targeted therapy