Overview

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.