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 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
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
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:
Same-day follow-up testing - speeds the diagnostic process and shortens the time required to begin
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
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.
Cancer Wellness Program following treatment - provides education on maintaining a healthy lifestyle
and warning signs to be aware of for continued breast health.
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
440-816-5050. A physician's prescription is required for mammography services. To
schedule an appointment at any of the following Greater Cleveland locations
Southwest General Hospital Main Campus
Monday - Wednesday 7:15 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday - Friday 7:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - noon
Strongsville Medical Center
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Brunswick Medical Center
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.