Breast Health at Medical City Dallas Hospital
The Breast Center at Medical City offers all the services our patients need for breast health and breast cancer screening, diagnosis, education and treatment in one coordinated program. Accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), the Center offers an enhanced level of care with a comprehensive team assembled just for you.
Focusing exclusively on breast health, our team includes dedicated breast imagers, breast surgeons, plastic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologist, pathologists, and experienced oncology nurses; in collaboration with extensive support services which include cancer genetic counselor, breast care navigator, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists, physical therapists, lymphedema specialists and counselors.
The Breast Center at Medical City prides itself in providing comprehensive, individualized, high quality breast care including state-of-the art risk assessment, testing, diagnostic and treatment options. In addition to digital mammography, the Breast Center offers Breast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and ultrasound procedures. The Center also offers women access to innovative biopsy techniques, including less invasive stereotactic and image-guided procedures. The Breast Center at Medical City has a dedicated mammography radiologist and offers convenient scheduling. Medical City’s breast surgeons and plastic surgeons specialize in breast cancer surgery and in advanced breast reconstruction techniques.
Nationally Accredited Breast Care at Medical City Dallas Hospital
In 2012, The Breast Center at Medical City received full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). During the survey process, Medical City demonstrated compliance in all 27 standards established by NAPBC for treating women who are diagnosed with the full spectrum of breast disease. The surveyor commended Medical City for an “excellent program” with a “palpable and outstanding team spirit.” Accreditation by NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care, and undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.