Vanderbilt’s Breast Center provides the region’s most comprehensive services for breast health. We offer a full range of services from routine screenings and diagnostic mammography to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of breast cancer. Our specialized, multidisciplinary team combines advanced research and technology with compassionate care to create a personalized care plan that meets your needs.
We are accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. This means our institution is held to the highest standards of care for patients with breast disease. The Vanderbilt Breast Center is affiliated with Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, which is designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute, the highest ranking by the world’s leading authority on cancer. The Vanderbilt Breast Center is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. This designation is considered the gold standard in medical imaging.
Our doctors all specialize in the diagnosis and management of breast disease with a focus on breast cancer. Our program is the only one in Middle Tennessee with pathologists and radiologists dedicated entirely to diagnosing and treating breast cancer. This means our specialists can provide a more accurate diagnosis for you. Often, patients seek us for a second opinion on their diagnosis and treatment plan.
If you have a cancer diagnosis, our medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologist, radiologists, plastic surgeons, oncology nurses and genetic counselors combine their expertise to create a personalized care plan that is right for you. We tailor your care based on your current health, preferences and tests.
Our researchers not only apply the latest research in breast care, but also pioneer some of the latest innovations. At Vanderbilt, our researchers are participants in the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Breast Cancer. This program is one of only five in the country and focuses on innovative research for better screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
As a leading cancer research center, we offer the latest approaches being studied in clinical trials. When you take part in a cancer clinical trial, you have the chance to help improve treatment for others, while also receiving expert care from our experienced doctors and research nurses. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
Our specialists offer all medical and support services in one place. With comprehensive care from imaging to treatment to recovery support in one location, you can focus on improving your health.