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Comprehensive Approach to Breast Health

With multiple locations throughout Chicagoland, you have convenient access to specialists and state-of-the-art facilities across Northern Illinois, close to home and work. And although we have multiple sites of care, we are truly one integrated team, working together to help support breast health across all of our locations.

That means you have access to more resources, such as:

  • A rapid second opinion from an expert based at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, one of the top-ranked hospitals in the U.S. for Oncology by U.S. News & World Report, 2020 – 2021
  • Novel therapies that give you additional treatment options
  • Specialized technology
  • Convenient access to services

From preventive care and cancer risk assessment to treatment and recovery, our mission is to be your breast health partner for life.

Areas of Care

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Risk Assessment and Prevention

We can evaluate your risk and put you on a path to prevention or early detection with the goal of better long-term outcomes.

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Screening and Diagnosis

From routine breast screening to advanced imaging, we offer leading-edge diagnostic technology for breast care.

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Breast Cancer Treatment

As recognized leaders in the field, we offer leading-edge treatments and help you navigate your care plan each step of the way, with a team of board-certified physicians, radiologists, nurses and technologists who bring both clinical excellence and compassionate care.

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Benign Breast Conditions

We provide comprehensive care and management for benign breast conditions, which are noncancerous disorders of the breast.

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Support and Survivorship

Patients can access many supportive services to improve their quality of life during and after treatment, from symptom management and support groups, to financial counseling and survivorship events.

Meet the Teams

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Northwestern Medicine Breast Health coordinated care brings diagnostic testing and leading-edge treatment to your community. Here, you’ll have access to a network of experts committed to your breast health — for life.

In the Hands of a Specialized Team

At Northwestern Medicine, you will have access to physicians exclusively focused on breast health and breast cancer as well as a complete range of diagnostic and treatment options, including:

  • Comprehensive oncology genetics
  • Advanced surgical techniques
  • Multiple types of radiation therapy, including conventional treatments, short-course treatment for those with early-stage breast cancer and proton therapy
  • The latest medical therapies
  • Innovative treatments through clinical trials

Care You Can Trust

At Northwestern Medicine, our commitment to offering you better breast health care is reflected in our multiple, national accreditations and recognition from prestigious organizations, demonstrating excellence in the spectrum of services. These organizations include:

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)
  • American College of Surgery Commission on Cancer
  • American College of Radiology (ACR) “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence”

In addition, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, with its oncology program at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, is ranked among the top 10 cancer programs in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report, 2020 – 2021. With our clinical care teams collaborating across Northwestern Medicine, access to this level of care, including the latest treatment advances and clinical trials, extends to patients at all of our locations.

Lurie Cancer Center provides national leadership in patient care, research and education as a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a nonprofit alliance of leading cancer centers dedicated to quality, effectiveness and efficiency of cancer care. As part of the NCCN, Lurie Cancer Center helped set the national standards for cancer care so that patients can live better lives.

Locations

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Our multidisciplinary team works in collaboration together across the entire Chicagoland area.

Looking for a Cancer Second Opinion?

It's vital that you're comfortable with your treatment decision and have confidence in your doctor. For these reasons, a second opinion with another specialist can help you make smart treatment decisions.

Cancer Clinical Trials

If you or someone you love is facing cancer, clinical trials may provide an alternative. Northwestern Medicine offers clinical studies for a wide variety of types and stages of cancer.