The Breast Care Center is located on the second floor of the Cancer Center, and provides comprehensive care for patients with benign or malignant breast conditions. Care is provided by Brigham and Women’s Hospital breast surgeons and nurse practitioners from South Shore Hospital
Our center provides advanced care to patients with breast health concerns. Our mission is to provide timely, supportive, expert care for benign and malignant conditions of the breast. Patients will have access to innovative local, regional and national clinical trials through our center and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. While a referral from your primary care physician is recommended, it is not required. Our staff can assist you in obtaining a referral, if needed.
Examples of our services include evaluating patients for:
South Shore Hospital’s Breast Care Center received a three-year accreditation from the National Accreditation Program
for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
- Diagnosed breast cancer
- Findings on a breast exam or mammogram/ultrasound/MRI requiring additional studies, including biopsies
- Second opinions
- Atypical cells on a previous biopsy (ADH, ALH, LCIS
- Evaluation of breast cancer risk related to a patient's family history
- Breast cancer gene mutations (BRCA, LiFraumeni, etc.)
- Recommendations if a patient is an untested first degree relative of a BRCA mutation carrier
- Breast or underarm (axillary) masses
- Breast infections
- Nipple discharge
- Skin changes of the nipple or breast
- Patients whom have received a recommendation for a screening MRI
South Shore Hospital also offers specialized rehabilitation services for those with breast cancer.
For an appointment please contact us at 781-624-4760.
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