What you need to know about breast cancer surgery

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is stressful. Put yourself at ease by learning what to expect at a surgical consultation and the different options for preserving your breasts with effective treatment. Kristin Krupa, MD, will answer your questions during a live video chat from 1-1:30pm on Tuesday, October 18th.

Kristin Krupa, MD, is a breast surgical oncologist at St. This Bucks County hospital offers 3D mammography that can accurately detect cancer before you can see or feel it. Nurse navigators support and guide patients through additional tests and treatments, striving to get answers quickly. Advanced techniques and the latest, cutting-edge technologies are used to remove breast tissue with precision and minimal scarring. If necessary, the cancer team can coordinate with reconstructive breast surgeons to help restore the appearance of the breast after cancer treatment.

Breast surgery oncologist

Kristin M. Krupa, Ph.D. MD, oncologist is a Bucks County surgical oncologist. She received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and completed her residency in general surgery at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh. She then completed a breast oncology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. dr. Krupa is board certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

dr. Krupa has special interests in patients with high lifetime risk of breast cancer and minimally invasive procedures such as nipple-sparing mastectomies and oncoplastic techniques. She is also interested in research and clinical trials, which are needed to help advance the field and improve current treatments.

A new cancer diagnosis causes anxiety, and breast cancer treatment options can be very complex. dr. Krupa aims to educate patients about their disease and find an individualized treatment plan that works for them and their families. He enjoys being part of a dynamic and ever-changing field and as a breast cancer surgeon, he maintains knowledge of the latest advances to bring the latest treatment to patients.

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