Breast Cancer

Scripps Health in San Diego offers breast cancer treatment and detection including mammograms, surgery, X-ray and proton radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Find Expert Breast Cancer Treatment in San Diego

Our oncology doctors at Scripps Health understand that early detection is important in breast cancer treatment and survival. Scripps provides breast screenings and mammography services at more than a dozen Scripps Health locations in San Diego County, as well as its three dedicated specialty breast care centers.


Scripps Health cares for more breast cancer patients than any other San Diego healthcare provider. Scripps-affiliated physicians comprise half the region’s physician membership in the American Society of Breast Surgeons. Scripps was the first San Diego health care provider to offer centers exclusively dedicated to breast care.

Breast Cancer Detection

Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis at Scripps Health

Learn about out detection and diagnosis services, including digital mammography, available at one of our three comprehensive breast care centers.

Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast Cancer Treatment at Scripps Health

From mastectomy and reconstruction to advanced radiation and chemotherapy, Scripps Health offers a wide range of treatment options for breast cancer.

Why Choose Scripps

Why Choose Scripps for Breast Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, learn why Scripps is the right provider for your care.

Breast Cancer Support Services

Cancer Support Services at Scripps Health

Along with managing treatment and symptoms, Scripps offers comprehensive support for women with breast cancer.

Unparalleled expertise in breast cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment

With more than 2,600 Scripps affiliated physicians, you have a choice of cancer experts and advanced treatments and therapies to fight the disease. Scripps leads the way for cancer care in San Diego with three dedicated breast cancer care centers, a state-of-the-art radiation therapy center and a proton therapy center.


Scripps Health is also the place where specially trained nurse navigators are there each step of the way to assist and support you during diagnosis, treatment and survivorship.

Awards, accreditations and firsts

Scripps Health is at the forefront of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for patients throughout San Diego County. Scripps was California’s first designated integrated network cancer program by the Commission on Cancer, a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients.


Scripps Health ushered in another first for San Diego breast cancer care with intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy (IOERT) at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. This option available during breast surgery promises greater patient convenience and faster treatment times through a single 2-minute dose of radiation that can replace or reduce radiation therapy treatments over several weeks, post-surgery.


Our world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient imaging centers and supporting facilities have earned prestigious accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, the American College of Radiology, as well as the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers distinction.

Find breast cancer care near you

Learn more about other Scripps Health locations that offer digital mammography for breast cancer detection.

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