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3 Ways to Beat Breast Cancer: Prevent It, Detect It, Treat It With Personalized Care

Rachel Jendro, DO, FACOS - Speaker Bio
Dr. Rachel Jendro is originally from Eastern Kentucky. She attended the University of Kentucky where she played saxophone in the Wildcat Marching Band. Dr. Jendro graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science in Biology.

Dr. Jendro received her Medical Degree from the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her general surgery internship and residency were completed at Grandview Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Jendro is board certified by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. As an Osteopathic Surgeon, Dr. Jendro is committed to each patient’s journey with compassion and support.

H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute is where Dr. Jendro completed her breast surgical oncology fellowship in Tampa, Florida. She studied under Dr. Charles Cox, a renowned pioneer in breast surgery. As a physician and breast surgical oncology fellow, Dr. Jendro completed focused surgical training on benign and malignant breast disease.

For eight years, Dr. Jendro served as a breast surgical oncologist with UNC Rex Hospital. She was an integral part in developing the multidisciplinary breast conference where patients are presented for collaborative discussions between surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, radiologists, plastic surgeons, pathologists, genetic counselors, social workers, and clinical trials teams. She also served as the chair of the breast care committee at UNC Rex Hospital.

At General Surgery Associates, Dr. Jendro works closely with a multidisciplinary team in Lincoln to ensure the absolute best comprehensive plan of care for her breast patients. Dr. Jendro treats all benign and malignant breast disease. These include breast cancer, benign breast masses, breast cysts, breast pain, and nipple discharge. She also treats patients who are high risk for developing breast cancer due to family history and/or markers such as atypical hyperplasia. Dr. Jendro performs lumpectomies, mastectomies, nipple and skin sparing mastectomies, excisional biopsies, and ultrasound guided biopsies. She is certified in breast ultrasound by the American Society of Breast Surgeons. She is excited to be the first fellowship trained breast surgical oncologist in Lincoln. 

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  • Topic Info:Dr. Rachel Jendro leads a discussion on the prevention and treatment of breast cancer.