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Breast Cancer Surgery: Patient Care Resources

1Understanding Your Condition

2Getting Your Diagnosis

3Planning Your Treatment

4Undergoing Treatment & Follow-Up

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Your Doctors

Extended Care Team

Advanced Practice Provider (APP)
Nurse coordinator (RN) or multidisciplinary care coordinator (MCC)
Clinical administrative assistance (CAA)
Patient Access Representative (PAS)
Patient flow coordinator/Medical Scribe
Medical student
Medical assistant (MA)
New patient coordinator (NPC)
Surgery scheduler

Support Services


PathWell is your connection to personalized support services before, during, and after your treatment. Our teams of doctors, nurses, social workers, spiritual care providers, nutrition experts, financial counselors, and more work with your oncology team to provide comprehensive specialized care to you and to your family.

Stanford Health Library

For confidential help with your health care questions, contact the Stanford Health Library. Professional medical librarians and trained volunteers, access journals, books, e-books, databases, and videos to learn more about medical conditions, treatment options, and related issues.

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