Overview

Breast Cancer Care in the Northwest Suburbs

Whether you are concerned about your breast cancer risk, need a mammogram, have found a lump in your breast or have been diagnosed with breast cancer, our Comprehensive Breast Program team is ready to help.

Exceptional Care with a Personal Touch

The highly skilled, compassionate professionals of the Comprehensive Breast Program provide the following services:

  • Breast cancer screening and diagnostic imaging technology including 3-D and digital screening mammograms, breast ultrasound and MRI imaging
  • Breast cancer risk assessment, including genetic counseling and testing, and close, consistent monitoring for women at high risk of developing breast cancer
  • Evaluation by surgeons trained in breast surgery after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis
  • Personalized attention and care from a dedicated team of breast health specialists including our certified breast health navigator
  • Complete range of breast cancer treatment options personalized for each patient including breast conservation surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, mastectomy and reconstructive breast surgery
  • Second opinions after diagnoses
  • Lymphedema screening after breast surgery
  • Support services for patients and their families including cancer rehabilitation, nutrition, lymphedema prevention, emotional and spiritual support, financial counseling and support groups
  • Connections to other resources such as the American Cancer Society
  • Information about recovery after treatment

Care Team

High-quality cancer care requires communication and coordination, and these experts bring the best of what they offer to benefit people with breast cancer and benign breast conditions.

Your care team could consist of:

  • Radiologists and imaging team
  • Breast surgeon
  • Breast health navigator
  • Oncology nurse navigator
  • Genetic counselor
  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Registered dietitians

Make an Appointment

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, please call the Northwestern Medicine Gavers Breast Center at 815.356.6149.