St. David's HealthCare

St. David's HealthCare is one of the largest health systems in Texas and Austin's third-
largest private employer, with more than 60 sites throughout Central Texas, including
seven hospitals, four urgent care centers, four ambulatory surgery centers, and two
freestanding emergency departments, with a third set to open in Bastrop this summer.

St. David's HealthCare has a long history of serving the residents of Central Texas
with exceptional medical care. Our 7,500 employees touch over 858,000 lives each
year with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

Health Library

General Overview

Breast cancer is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the tissues of the breast. More

Living With Breast Cancer

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Medication for women with advanced breast cancer

What promise does Herceptin hold for one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer?

Preventing Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Screening: Research and Guidelines

A breakdown of the mammography and breast exam guidelines from the American Cancer Society, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

 

Preventing Breast Cancer (Continued)

Breast self-exam

Women should perform a breast self-exam every month. Learn about the exam and how to do it.

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Your health may be "all in the family"

Knowing your family's medical history can save your life...and your children's and grandchildren's.

Special Topics

Fibrocystic breast changes: lumps that are normal

Discusses fibrocystic breast changes, a benign condition that affects over half of all women.

Decision making tool: should I have a mammogram?

Weigh the benefits and risks of a mammogram so that you can make an informed decision about your options.

Related Conditions

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

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