A diagnosis of breast cancer begins a life-changing physical and emotional journey for patients. If you are diagnosed, Mercy cancer specialists are dedicated to giving you compassionate, comprehensive care. From treatment planning to follow-up monitoring, our specialists work closely with you to address your physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Treatment and support can include surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, diagnostic radiology, support groups, therapy and rehabilitation programs including lymphedema prevention and treatment, and counseling.
Mercy Cancer Services' rehabilitation program is the St. Louis area’s most comprehensive STAR® - certified rehabilitation program. The STAR® (Survivorship Training and Rehab) program is dedicated to helping improve your physical, emotional and spiritual outlook. Your Mercy doctor will work closely with an entire team associated with your care. Our ultimate goal is treating your breast cancer and providing you with a cancer-free future, while offering any support you may need to promote healing and well-being.