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Breast Care

“I drive 10 hours to see my Saint Luke’s oncologist. It’s worth every minute.”

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Specialized Breast Care

Expert care gives a high-risk patient an excellent outcome

Committed to Breast Health

Saint Luke’s four breast centers are recognized for exceptional patient care

Breast Centers

Whether you need a screening mammogram or breast cancer treatment, Saint Luke’s Breast Centers offer a full range of services and access to the latest imaging technology. We offer the most advanced technology for detecting breast cancer early and treating it completely, including:

Unlike many other facilities, we employ fellowship-trained radiologists who specialize in breast imaging. In addition, our specialized breast surgeons understand the intricacies of breast anatomy and have the expertise to handle complex and unusual cases. Also, our patients have access to the latest clinical trials and new treatment options through Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute.

Saint Luke’s makes health care easy with:

  • Walk-in mammograms
  • Same-day appointments
  • Nurse navigators, available at several locations, to help you manage your care, maneuver through appointments, get answers to insurance questions, and more

We offer a wide range of support services, including:

Saint Luke’s regional facilities offer 3-D mammography and, for patients who need further testing or treatment, easy access to one of our breast centers.

 

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  • 02/02/2017 - 6:00pm
    Center for Women’s Care

    Breast cancer survivors, people with breast cancer, family and friends are invited to attend this support group. Women who gather for this group all have shared a unique experience: they have survived breast cancer. Together they extend a helping hand through friendship, discussion and related feelings. Meets first Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. No registration required. Presentations by oncology experts are offered sporadically. Call 816-891-2273 for more information.

  • 03/02/2017 - 6:00pm
    Center for Women’s Care

    Breast cancer survivors, people with breast cancer, family and friends are invited to attend this support group. Women who gather for this group all have shared a unique experience: they have survived breast cancer. Together they extend a helping hand through friendship, discussion and related feelings. Meets first Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. No registration required. Presentations by oncology experts are offered sporadically. Call 816-891-2273 for more information.

  • 04/06/2017 - 6:00pm
    Center for Women’s Care

    Breast cancer survivors, people with breast cancer, family and friends are invited to attend this support group. Women who gather for this group all have shared a unique experience: they have survived breast cancer. Together they extend a helping hand through friendship, discussion and related feelings. Meets first Thursday of each month, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. No registration required. Presentations by oncology experts are offered sporadically. Call 816-891-2273 for more information.

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  • Introducing Saint Luke's Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer

    The Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer has a singular goal: improving the outcomes and quality of life for women with advanced (metastatic) breast cancer. We treat more than just cancer—our team is dedicated to caring for the whole woman.

  • Hear Ruby Meierotto, M.D., discuss the importance of screening for breast cancer, the types of screening tools available, and the benefits of the latest type of mammography, 3-D mammography, which is now available at Saint Luke's East Hospital.