University Hospital Center for Breast Care at Simmons Cancer Center
The Center for Breast Care is pioneering medical advancements in breast health. We are experts in detecting, diagnosing, and treating breast cancer — providing outstanding care to help you.
Our patients receive immediate, personal attention — including same-day appointments when possible.
The way we care for patients is different. Our team of specialists works together to treat the cancer and care for you.
This team includes:
- Breast imaging specialists
- Medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists
- Plastic surgeons
- Other health care professionals
We work together as a multidisciplinary team to offer comprehensive resources such as mammography, diagnostic testing, treatments, genetic counseling, and other services.
We offer a wide range of resources to help you prevent and survive cancer, including:
- Lymphedema treatment
- Nutritional counseling
- Patient navigation and education
- Physical therapy
For Your First Appointment
Please bring all pertinent medical records to your first appointment, or verify that our staff has received them from your referring physician. These records can include reports, X-ray films, and test results.
New patients should also bring the name of their insurance provider and policy/group number, as well as the name and telephone number of their referring physician.
We also recommend that you bring a pen and notepad to take notes during your first appointment. A family member or a friend is welcome to accompany you.