Breast Cancer Care in Greater DeKalb County
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer, a meeting can be arranged with breast cancer specialists to discuss treatment options. The Breast Clinic is comprised of:
- Patient and family
- Patient navigator:
- Provide support and education to patients and their families
- Coordinate appointments for follow-up and referrals, to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment, and assist in eliminating barriers to care.
- Work closely with radiologists and other physicians to provide seamless communication in caring for the patient.
- Medical oncologist
- Radiation oncologist
- Surgical oncologist
A complete care plan is developed with input from every discipline involved in the patient's care. Everyone involved will know exactly what the treatment plan is after the Breast Clinic meeting.