Benign Breast Problems
Dr Birks specialises in the investigation and management of benign breast problems such as:
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in Australia, with 1 in 8 women being diagnosed by the time they reach 85 years old.
Whilst receiving this diagnosis can be daunting, it is important to remember that most people survive breast cancer. Our understanding and management of breast cancer has advanced significantly over the last few years, with early detection and improved treatments leading to better outcomes for patients.
Dr Birks will take the time to make sure that her patients understand their diagnosis and what the treatment plan will entail. She works closely with a multidisciplinary team to achieve the best possible outcome for her patients.
Dr Birks also treats:
Patients with a family history of breast cancer
Surveillance of patients at increased risk of breast cancer
including risk-reducing surgery
Follow-up of patients who have been treated for breast cancer