Personalised Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow Up for Breast Cancer Patients in Italy

Personalised Diagnosis and Treatment for Breast Cancer Patients in Italy


One in every nine women will be stricken with breast cancer in their life, or in other words, approximately two million women across the next twenty years. Surgery is usually the first line of attack against breast cancer. The thought of surgery can be frightening. But having a better understanding of what to expect before, during, and after the operation can help. You and your doctor will determine the kind of surgery that is most appropriate for you based on the stage of the cancer and what is acceptable to you in terms of your long-term peace of mind.

What are your breast surgery options in Italy?

Breast cancer is a disease resulting from the malignant transformation of some breast cells that grow autonomously and acquire the ability to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and organs and migrate to other parts of the body which then nestle and form metastases.

Surgery is often needed to remove a breast tumor, but prevention and the appropriate treatments have shown to reduce the damage that breast cancer can cause. Thanks to prevention and care, the survival rate is clearly progressively increasing.

Relying on a Center of Excellence like IEO for prevention, early and accurate diagnosis of breast cancer and its biological characteristics, and treatments maximise the probability of complete cure.

The various expertise in Radiology, Surgery, Medical Oncology, Radiotherapy, Chemoprevention, Nuclear Medicine and other specialties involved in the management of breast cancer patients work together in order to define the best approach for every single case. Personalised diagnosis, treatment and follow up is the strategy that allow IEO to achieve optimal results in terms of cure, disease control, quality of life.

That’s why the IEO Breast Program that brings together all Divisions and Units competent in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer has been created. Breast cancer treatment is multidisciplinary. It is not enough to only speak about surgery, radiotherapy or pharmacotherapy without integrating the various disciplines.

Most women with breast cancer have some type of surgery; options for this include breast-conserving surgery and mastectomy. The breast can be reconstructed at the same time as surgery or later on. Surgery is also used to check the lymph nodes under the arm for cancer spread. Options for this include a sentinel lymph node biopsy and an axillary (armpit) lymph node dissection.


Categories:   Cancer Treatment, Cancer Treatment Abroad, Oncology Treatments


  • Posted: June 11, 2015 04:42


    Is there any possibility of stricken with breast cancer because of having any kind of breast augmentation surgery?? I am asking this because I want to have breast enlargement surgery end of this year, I can’t tolerate this under size breast for long. I want to do the procedure in South Korea as I belong to that country but currently I am staying in Bangladesh for job purpose. Though I haven’t done any inquiry about best hospitals in south korea. But before I have to be confirm about these fact cause cancer can snatch my life , so will not support to invite breast cancer by my deed.
    • Posted: June 11, 2015 16:00


      It depends on the material to be used for breast enlargement, but if you have it done with the best surgeons then you don't have to worry. Since you are planning to have it done by the end of the year in Korea, you can start inquiring on different hospitals and surgeons. On that way you can compare your options and decide to whom and where to have it done. If you want I can provide you a free quote, I will just have to connect you to one of my colleagues and there you can ask questions about the surgery for FREE. Just Provide me the following info: Compelete Name: Country: City: Phone Number: Email Address: After providing these info, we will contact you as soon as possible. If you're hesitant to give these information through this thread/comment don't worry as I will not made your comment public to protect your privacy. - Thank you!

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