Phone: 973-983-7300 / Appointments: 1-888-808-1234
At Saint Clare’s, we understand the importance of giving women facing
a breast cancer diagnosis not just the newest advances in cancer care,
but guidance, answers and emotional support. Our growing team of breast
cancer specialists focuses on each patient to determine the best course
of treatment, employing advanced technology such as digital mammography
and mammosite targeted radiation therapy. At the same time, a dedicated
oncology patient specialist, known as a nurse navigator, is there every
step of the way – from diagnosis to recovery – to provide
patients and their families with critical emotional support and educational
resources on how to move forward after receiving a cancer diagnosis.
Saint Clare’s also offers a full spectrum of breast health, screening
and diagnostic services – comprehensive, life-savings services that
identify cancer at its earliest, most treatable stage – all under one roof.
Comprehensive Breast Care
The Offices of Dana M. Holwitt, Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Breast Surgeon
Dr. Holwitt offers specialized breast care and surgical services for women
through the offices of Comprehensive Breast Care, located in Dover, Parsippany
and Sussex, NJ.
Learn more about Comprehensive Breast Care and Dr. Holwitt.
Breast Health Services
Our comprehensive breast health diagnostic and screening options include:
- Breast Screenings
- Breast Health Education
- Digital Mammography
- Conventional Mammography
- Breast Ultrasound
- Ultrasound-Guided Needle Breast Biopsy
- Stereotactic Biopsy
- MRI Guided Biopsy
Saint Clare's provides a fully accredited mammography program. Licensed
female technologists perform low-dose mammograms, digital mammography
(the “gold-standard” in breast imaging) and diagnostic ultrasounds.
Board-certified radiologists, with experience and special training in
interpreting mammograms and breast ultrasounds, read test results. For
suspicious lumps, ultrasound-guided and stereotactic breast biopsy is
Breast Cancer Treatment and Technology
Our accomplished medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, and other
cancer care experts provide access to the most advanced procedures and
Treatment options include:
Chemotherapy is a mixture of drugs that treat cancer systemically. Saint Clare's
offers chemotherapy services through accomplished medical oncologists.
Hormonal Therapy is a form of systemic therapy that is often used to help decrease the risk
of cancer returning after surgery. Both drugs and surgical procedures
can be used to change hormone levels.
Radiation Therapy: Saint Clare’s offers the region’s most advanced radiation treatment
and technology for various types of cancers. Our accomplished radiation
oncologists utilize the following treatment protocols and therapy delivery
Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) and
Mammosite Brachytherapy - targeted radiation therapy for breast cancer. Read more about this treatment
option on our website’s Patient Care Services page.
Breast Surgery: Patients have access to Saint Clare’s physicians and surgeons dedicated
to providing leading-edge, comprehensive care for those with breast cancer.
Saint Clare’s cancer care team works with patients to navigate diagnosis,
surgery and after care. Saint Clare’s offers regular breast cancer
tumor boards, where all breast care specialists – including nurse
navigators, surgeons, pathologists, plastic surgeons, oncologists, and
radiation oncologists - meet to discuss the most current topics in the
diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, while consulting on difficult
cases. Patients can be referred to a member of the panel for consultation
In addition to traditional medicine, the Cancer Care program at Saint Clare’s
offers nutritional counseling, genetic counseling, community outreach
and education programs, and other supportive services to help cancer patients
and their families cope with the physical, emotional, and psychological
challenges posed by cancer.
Cancer Care at Saint Clare’s
Located at the Robert & Joan Dircks Pavilion
23 Pocono Road, Denville, NJ 07834
The Women’s Health Center
Saint Clare’s Hospital/Dover
400 W. Blackwell Street, Dover, NJ 07801