Comprehensive management of breast cancer provided by expert surgeons
to Dr. Begos
who was selected again as one of of Boston’s top doctors by Boston Magazine in 2015
CSA Vein Center
receives accreditation by the IAC:
CSA is the first vein practice in Northeast Massachusetts to be fully accredited as a Certified Vein Center by the IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission).
We will assist you to coordinate the transportation of any ultrasounds or mammograms. All films will be reviewed by our surgeons and discussed in detail with you as part of our patient education process.
- We offer a special breast evaluation form for you at your initial
- After each visit, a complete dictated office note will be sent to
your physician. All testing, consults, and procedure notes will be sent
as well. We will coordinate any necessary special breast services with
you and your physician so that testing facilities and specialized
consultations will be with specialists you and your physician know and
in whom we all have confidence.
- Our scheduling secretaries will coordinate any necessary ancillary
testing and special care appointments with oncology, radiation medicine
and plastic surgery.
- We also have a team of dedicated and devoted nurses in our office
who are available at all times to counsel and comfort patients, as well
as deal with day to day medical issues involved with their breast care.
- We will follow you as a patient until your active problem has been
resolved and you are ready to resume routine annual screening. At that
point, you will be referred back to your physician for that.
- We will provide you with extensive resource materials on
breast self-examination, fibrocystic disease, breast cancer and all
treatment options. Appropriate patients are also offered the “GAIL
MODEL” Risk Assessment Tool.
- We offer the full range of surgical options for breast diagnosis and
therapy, including extensive experience in stereotactic biopsy, needle
biopsy, office core biopsies for palpable lesions, and Sentinel Lymph
Node Biopsies. We also coordinate with plastic surgery for immediate
reconstruction when requested and appropriate.
- Should you be newly diagnosed with breast cancer your case will be
presented at a unified multidisciplinary tumor conference held weekly.
Scope of Breast Care Services
Appointments will be scheduled promptly, usually at the time requested by your physician. Your physician may specify when you need to be seen: “earliest available appointment,” “within one week,” or “same day.” In any case, we strive to see all referred patients with breast problems within one week. You may request a particular surgeon.
You may download the detailed
problem history form immediately and start to complete it for
We strive for excellence in all aspects of breast care, and are always on
the cutting edge of the newest advances in breast diagnosis and treatment.
We are devoted to you as a patient and are aware of the emotional turmoil
generated by any breast problem. We will treat you with courtesy, respect,
and loving care, and will do whatever is necessary to help you through a
difficult time of your life.
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