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  • Breast Clinic and Surgery in Singapore - MammoCare
    Press Release First description of technique modification by Dr Tan generates great interest Mammo Care Singapore Breast Clinic Surgery Lower risk of complications better cosmetic and functional outcomes Learn more about our Breast Conservation Surgery MammoCare is a specialist practice solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the breast with Dr Mona Tan as the principal surgeon MammoCare was set up in 2003 with Dr Mona Tan as the Clinical Director Her ultimate objective is to provide assurance to women that their breast health is well taken care of MammoCare provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for breast conditions This includes convenient access to imaging facilities in house diagnostic equipment and facilities for surgery At MammoCare we understand that having a breast condition can be distressing and wish to provide breast health care as expeditiously as possible Please remember that not every breast condition is a major problem which requires surgery Treatment plans depend on the unique situation that a patient comes with These may include monitoring with follow up x ray investigations medication to minimize symptoms needle biopsies or a more detailed procedure You may wish to consult Dr Mona Tan our clinical services director for

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  • First Visit to Singapore Breast Clinic and Surgery - MammoCare
    an appointment For those who have had x rays done recently the findings may be probably benign likely not cancer indeterminate of an uncertain nature suspicious possibility of being cancer or malignant very highly likely to cancer Following consultation Dr Tan may recommend follow up for monitoring a repeat x ray a biopsy to confirm the nature of the abnormality or treatment Please note that recommendations are different for each situation As long as the abnormality noted is not definitively benign a plan for further management should be formulated The recommended plan and rationale behind it will be discussed As such first time consultations usually last 20 30 minutes For complex situations consultations may last an hour For those who have symptoms like a lump in the breast pain nipple discharge or other concerns x ray or imaging investigations will likely be needed if not already done The sequence of events for your visit may be as follows Consultation and physical examination by Dr Tan Mammogram ultrasound usually followed by a wait of on and a half hours for the results Return for review by doctor Please note that x ray or imaging investigations may take up to a total

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  • Location of MammoCare | Singapore Breast Clinic and Surgery
    Location Paragon Medical Suite 290 Orchard Road 07 09 Paragon Medical Suite Singapore 238859 Phone 65 6734 4880 Fax 65 6734 7009 For Location Map click here Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital 38 Irrawaddy Road 06 21 Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital

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  • Singapore Breast Specialist Dr Mona Tan - Consultant Breast and Endocrine Surgeon
    by the Ministry of Health in 1998 Dr Tan underwent subspeciality training in breast surgical oncology and endocrine surgery at the New South Wales Breast Cancer Institute and University of Sydney in 2000 Since obtaining her higher surgical degree in 1995 her focus has been on the surgical treatment of breast disease She is a dedicated surgical oncologist dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of breast disease conditions and does not perform any aesthetic plastic procedures Dr Tan feels that by confining her practice exclusively to breast surgery in this manner she will be able to offer her patients what she believes to be the most appropriate and up to date care for breast conditions The demands of keeping abreast of the latest developments in this field is significant and leaves her little time to be well informed of other areas in general surgery Thus Dr Tan has chosen willingly to give up the rest of general surgery to focus her attention to patients with breast health conditions Dr Tan uses all the available approaches for the management of breast conditions observation minimally invasive breast biopsy and surgery and consciously selects the best treatment plan for each patient She has extensive experience in the treatment of breast condition having been invited to demonstrate the Mammotomy procedure to colleagues and delegates at locals regional and international conferences she also has been an invited speaker at specialist breast cancer conferences speaking on surgical techniques in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment As Dr Tan is passionate about her work she takes time and effort to document her experience in the form of articles submitted to internationally reputable medical journals for publication It is notable that to date she has the highest number of publications as the primary first author amongst senior breast surgeons

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  • About Breast Clinic Singapore - Mammo Care - Singapore Breast Surgery
    Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore 329563 Working Hours Mon Fri 8 30 am to 5 30 pm Sat Strictly by Appointment About Us MammoCare is a specialist practice solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the breast with Dr Mona Tan as the principal surgeon MammoCare was set up in 2003 with Dr Tan as the Clinical Director Her ultimate objective is to provide assurance to women that their breast health is well taken care of In keeping with this objective Dr Tan ensures that there is solid scientific evidence to support every recommendation that she makes Please feel free to ask her about the reasons and evidence behind her advice New discoveries are being made everyday as medical science progresses and with these developments recommendations do change One example is the case for Dr Tan does her very best to keep up with the latest in breast cancer treatment so that she can offer her patients the most up to date treatment In certain instances she provides modifications to her surgical techniques to improve outcomes in terms of accuracy treatment outcomes and quality of life following treatment Many of these techniques have been published and already

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  • Bouquets - MammoCare - Singapore Breast Clinic and Surgery
    09 Paragon Medical Suite Singapore 238859 Phone 65 6734 4880 Fax 65 6734 7009 For Location Map click here Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital 38 Irrawaddy Road 06 21 Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore 329563 Working Hours Mon Fri 8 30 am to 5 30 pm Sat Strictly by Appointment Bouquets Respecting legislation compliments from our colleagues and patients will not be published on this website Please feel free to call

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  • Breast Surgery Cost Singapore - MammoCare - Bill Estimates of Singapore Breast Clinic and Surgery
    Professional Fees are dependent on time and comprehensiveness of discussion Although the said Guidelines are no longer in use it provides MammoCare with a reference for the fee schedules Services Professional Fee Previous Singapore Medical Association Fee Guidelines First Long consultation 11 20min 130 180 Detailed discussion Short Consultation up to 10min 90 100 Postoperative office visits Double consultation 180 250 Please see extended consultation Follow up consultation 45 85 Follow up on imaging Extended consultation 20min 50 80 Per 10 min block Telephone consultation 60 100 As for short consultation Email consultation 60 100 As for short consultation Mammogram 178 outsourced 150 200 Mammogram with Ultrasound 210 outsourced 200 230 Please note that professional fees for various procedures may differ according to degree of difficulty In order to provide a reasonable estimate an assessment of the complete clinical situation is necessary to arrive at the best treatment plan Often extra effort is taken by our surgeon ensure the best possible outcome and this may mean an additional step or procedure during surgery This is reflected in the professional fee and may therefore result in some variation Allow us to provide an example of appropriate cost estimates In order to achieve good cosmetic results a surgeon may perform an additional remodelling procedure during a single operation like Dr Tan does or ask a second surgeon to do a separate reconstructive operation after removing the unhealthy tissue If the final cosmetic outcome is similar in both situations one may wish to compare the cost of the first surgery with the sum total cost of the two operations that were required to achieve the outcome obtained with the first single surgery The cost of a total mastectomy with immediate reconstruction is estimated to be between 16 000 and 26 000 for fully

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  • FAQ - MammoCare - Screening Mammogram in Singapore
    clues as to whether there is a major problem or not The characteristics of the abnormality seen on the images can indicate the likelihood of being benign not cancer or malignant cancer To be absolutely sure about the nature of the abnormality a biopsy might be needed 4 What is a biopsy A biopsy is the removal of a sample of breast tissue for its study under a microscope This may be in terms of removal of cells or tissue sections depending on the nature of the images seen and the findings on physical examination 5 Do I really need a biopsy The majority of women with abnormalities within the breast may not need to undergo a biopsy The need for a biopsy depends on the clues that are left by the clinical mammographic and ultrasound examinations In some instances a biopsy may be needed to establish a diagnosis and ensure that the abnormality is not cancer 6 If it is breast cancer will I have to lose my breast In the majority 80 90 of cases a woman will NOT need to lose her breast when she is diagnosed with breast cancer This is Dr Tan s particular interest and skill If a mastectomy removal of the breast has been suggested for the treatment of your problem you may wish to see Dr Tan for an evaluation with regards to the suitability for breast conservation surgery treatment that allows a woman with breast cancer to keep her natural breast rather than undergo reconstruction 7 If I am diagnosed with breast cancer and chose to keep my breast does it mean I will have a deformed breast The objective of Breast Conservation Surgery is to provide effective treatment for breast cancer with preservation of a woman s natural breast in

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