Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional delivery network and a leader in values based, not-for-profit health and elder care. We sponsor hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences and other health and elder care organizations throughout New England.
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Diagnostic & Treatment Services

Each year, about 200,000 women across the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer. Most women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have no known risk factors.

For many women, the potential risk of breast cancer can lead to long, difficult periods of worrying, waiting and uncertainty. That's why The Breast Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital, the region's first comprehensive center, coordinates all areas of breast health under one roof.

The most advanced diagnostic & treatment services available

When detected early, breast cancer is a treatable disease with good survival rates. The Breast Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital offers the latest diagnostic and treatment options to ensure every woman has the best chance for a long and healthy life.

Services include:

  • 3D Tomosynthesis Breast Screening Technology 
  • Screening Digital Mammography* with R2 ImageChecker**
  • Diagnostic Digital Mammography with on-site radiologist
  • Personalized diagnostic evaluation and follow-up consultation
  • Fine-needle aspiration
  • State-of-the-art Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Comprehensive, on-site surgical, reconstructive and oncological services
  • Lymphedema treatment program using Combined Decongestive Therapy
  • Genetic testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

* Ultrasound and mammography services are accredited by the American College of Radiology.

** R2 ImageChecker is an innovative, computer-aided detection technology that assists radiologists in the early detection of breast cancer.