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Breast Center

Women Smiling at Cleveland Breast Center

Our Breast Center is dedicated to providing education, screening, diagnostic and treatment services for women in the Greater Cleveland area.

Southwest General is dedicated to providing a full range of services for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast health issues, including breast cancer.

Breast Health and Cancer Care Designed With Our Patients’ Comfort and Privacy in Mind

At Southwest General, our Breast Center focuses on making it as convenient and comfortable as possible for women in the local Cleveland area to seek preventive care for optimal breast health. We offer state-of-the-art technology, highly skilled staff members and an environment designed with your comfort, safety and privacy in mind.

Additionally, we provide a safe haven for those who face a diagnosis of breast cancer or other breast concerns, to support and empower them during the treatment and recovery process.

Comprehensive and Specialized Breast Cancer Care

At Southwest General we understand that a diagnosis of breast cancer can result in significant stress, anxiety and confusion for both patients and family members. We believe that providing the best health care possible includes helping breast cancer patients and their families through the many decisions that must be made during treatment and recovery.

It is our goal to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes, and we are committed to providing state-of-the-art care and individual support for patients before, during and after treatment.

A Compassionate, Collaborative Team of Professionals

Southwest General offers a comprehensive approach to breast care that includes a compassionate and highly skilled team dedicated to providing exceptional services for screening, diagnosis and treatment. Our Breast Center professionals include:

  • Board-Certified Radiologists
  • Certified Mammography Technologists
  • A Breast Nurse Navigator


In the event of a breast cancer diagnosis, the Breast Center team works together with medical professionals from University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Southwest General. The Cancer Center team includes:

  • Medical Oncologists
  • Surgical Oncologists
  • Radiation Oncologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Researchers

 


These experienced specialists work together with medical professionals from a variety of other disciplines, including Surgical Services, Nutrition Services, Laboratory Services and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to provide a comprehensive, personalized plan of care to meet the specific needs of each patient.

Specialized Services That Set Us Apart

The care we provide at our Breast Center features approaches that help to speed diagnosis and treatment so that patients have the greatest opportunity for a successful outcome.  Our program features:

  • A breast nurse navigator - available to help you make important decisions, provide emotional support and address any special concerns you may have.
  • Same-day follow-up testing -  speeds the diagnostic process and shortens the time required to begin treatment.
  • Advanced diagnostic and state-of-the-art imaging services - includes digital mammography and cutting-edge 3D mammography tomosynthesis to provide clear, concise and accurate information essential to proper diagnosis.
  • State-of-the-art medical and surgical treatments - including both invasive and non-invasive options. 
  • Comprehensive resources (beyond medical treatment) - helps patients and families adjust to the pressures resulting from the diagnosis and treatment processes.
  • A Cancer Wellness Program following treatment - provides education on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and warning signs to be aware of for continued breast health. 
  • A Breast Cancer Support Group - provides emotional support and social interaction for patients to discuss their concerns, experiences and successes.

We Look Forward to Helping You

 For additional information regarding our Breast Center, call our Health Connection at 440-816-5050. A physician's prescription is required for mammography services. To schedule an appointment at any of the following Greater Cleveland locations please call 440-816-8605.

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Southwest General Breast Center Receives National Award
The Breast Center at Southwest General has been named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology.​

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