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Diagnosed with breast cancer at 23, Cary woman realizes her strength

Rex Breast Care Specialists patient Amelia HillA woman’s risk of breast cancer increases with age. Most breast cancer cases affect women who are 50 or older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But it’s not unheard of for a woman in her early 20s to be diagnosed. About 11 percent of new breast cancer cases in the United States involve women younger than 45.

Read more about Amelia Hill, a patient of Dr. Rachel Jendro's and a student at NC State University who has changed her priorities but not her plans after her diagnosis at 23.

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Breast Surgery

Rex Breast Care Specialists

Dr. Rachel JendroRex Surgical Specialists is pleased to announce the opening of Rex Breast Care Specialists, a new dedicated breast surgery clinic located in the same building as the Rex Breast Care Center at 3100 Duraleigh Road, Suite 205 (corner of Edwards Mill Road and Duraleigh Road).

Rex Surgical Specialists has been providing comprehensive breast care to the women of the Triangle for more than 60 years and continues to be one of the area's leading breast care centers. Our approach focuses on the complete care of the woman with breast concerns.

We offer education, discussion, counseling, and individualized treatment planning to women with benign, suspicious, and malignant breast diseases. Our primary concern is providing compassionate expert care in a supportive environment.

Our physicians can now provide many services in the office setting, allowing for more prompt diagnosis. We have extensive experience and training in all of the advanced breast cancer treatment modalities. In addition, our new Rex Breast Care Specialists clinic is a seamless part of Rex's Comprehensive Breast Care Program. Our breast surgeons work closely with breast radiologists in the Rex Breast Imaging & Diagnostics Center and with oncologists and other specialists in the Rex Cancer Center. Patients at the clinic receive a personalized treatment plan that may include some of the following services offered at Rex:

  • 3-D mammography
  • Screening and diagnostic digital mammography
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Bone-density testing
  • Ultrasound-guided needle biopsy
  • Breast ultrasound and MRI
  • Cyst aspiration
  • Lumpectomy, mastectomy and sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Coordination with plastic surgeons for immediate breast reconstruction
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy and lymphedema management
  • Participation in clinical trials
  • Guidance from nurse navigators
  • Counseling and nutrition services
  • Wellness and rehab support programs

Location

Rex Breast Care Specialists
3100 Duraleigh Road
Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27607

Forms

Save time at your appointment by filling out these forms ahead of time. Use this link to print the forms, then fill them out and bring them with you to your appointment.

Breast Patient Pre-Registration Forms

Direct Scheduling

919-784-4160

Fax

919-784-2708

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Schedule Your Appointment

Call 919-784-4160 to make an appointment with Drs. Crowley, Dull, Eddleman, or Jendro at the Rex Breast Care Center on Duraleigh Rd.

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