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At Avera Breast Center, you have access to leaders in breast cancer care who relentlessly pursue new screening tools and treatment options for patients.

Your treatment plan is created with insight from 30 breast cancer experts who will meet to discuss your case and create a plan that may include many types of therapies. This team includes oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, pharmacists, research specialists, navigators, scientists, breast reconstruction experts, social workers and more.

Our expertise in cancer care draws patients from around the world but we focus on providing local care in the communities we serve: South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota with a reach covering 86 counties.

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Innovative Treatment

Advanced Screening

  • A blood test used with mammogram to diagnose breast cancer
  • Contrast-enhanced spectral mammography — now in Aberdeen, Pierre and Sioux Falls, S.D., and Marshall, Minn. — for better detection of tumors in dense breasts

Compassionate Care

  • Second opinions and expert advice at the Breast Cancer Consult Clinic
  • 24/7 Navigation Center for free information, support and comfort
  • Dedicated navigators to support patients and coordinate care
  • Supportive social work and chaplain team
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Control the Risks of Breast Cancer

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