Information for Breast Cancer and Breast Health Patients at Emory Winship
Thank you for choosing the Breast Cancer team at Winship Cancer Institute. We understand that this is a challenging time for you and your family, and we, as a team, are committed to providing the highest quality care in a supportive, comfortable environment. Understanding that this may be a very stressful time, we invite you and your significant others to ask any and all questions.
The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University offers different paths to care based on where you are in your diagnosis.
For those with a breast health concern, (lump, discharge, pain, abnormal mammogram, high risk, family history), call (404) 778-PINK (778-7465) (option #3) to speak with a Breast Health Specialist who will offer directions as to the best way to enter the Breast Program.
For those with a newly diagnosed breast cancer for an initial appointment with Surgical Oncology or with questions about chemotherapy or second opinions, with Medical Oncology go to Becoming a Patient.
Your First Visit: What to Expect
We welcome referrals from your physician (1-888-Winship) or you may contact the Breast Health Program directly by calling (404) 778-PINK (778-7465), Option #3.
Before your first appointment, you will need:
A copy of records pertaining to your breast concern
Any breast imaging (mammogram, ultrasound, MRI) with reports
Pathology slides (for known breast cancer) and reports
All of this information will be carefully reviewed with you so that an appropriate plan of care may be outlined for you at the time of your initial consult.
Breast Cancer Education Classes
Education and information for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
Meetings are monthly throughout the year.
Please call for date, time, and location.
RSVP appreciated to Mary Brookhart (404)-778-PINK (778-7465) and choose option #3.
Resources for Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
Treatment Types: Chemotherapy
Blog articles on breast cancer
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