Beebe Breast Health Program
When a screening mammogram requires further diagnosis, your mind may race and you may find it hard to concentrate on what you should do next.
The Beebe Breast Health Program can help. Our Nurse Navigator is ready to guide you in the process of making appointments for further testing, and what steps you will take in the diagnostic and treatment process. She will counsel and support you, listen to your concerns, and answer your questions.
Beebe’s breast-care experts provide comprehensive breast care for both women and men, and treat a wide range of breast conditions, including breast cancer and benign breast disease. Beebe’s team also follows women who are at an increased risk for developing breast cancer. Beebe's Breast Health Program is fully accredited by the NAPBC.
Diagnosing Breast Cancer
Beebe offers advanced 3D mammography as part of its comprehensive breast health program. Your gynecologist or primary care provider can refer you to Beebe's Diagnostic Imaging centers for a screening mammography. Read Cindy's Story.
Find a primary care provider by searching our Find a Doc directory.
Diagnostic Imaging Services include:
- Personalized patient navigation services
- Digital mammography (at five convenient locations)
- Images read on-site; urgent cases evaluated within 24 hours
- Breast ultrasound
- Surgeons available for consultation
- Minimally invasive breast biopsies
- Private consultation area
- A mindful and supportive atmosphere
- Follow-up services and care coordination with referring physician
Treating Breast Cancer
More than 17,000 people have trusted the breast care experts at Beebe. You are not alone, no matter what’s going on in the rest of your life. You have our Nurse Navigator in your corner.
Medical oncologists with Beebe's Cancer Services work closely with your care team, which includes primary care provider, diagnostic imaging and radiology team, radiation oncologists, and oncological surgeons. The team works with you to determine your care needs and your preferences for treatment, which can include chemotherapy, radiation, immunotherapy, and breast surgery including mastectomy.
Dr. M. Lisa Attebery, a Board Certified general surgeon specializing in breast surgical oncology, offers nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies at Beebe. Studies show that because the breast looks intact and normal, these procedures have a huge benefit for women’s self-esteem and body image.
Dr. Attebery works with plastic surgeons to provide a single surgery date for both cancer removal and reconstruction. This efficiency is a win-win for the physicians and the patient, allowing the patient to feel safe and confident in the treatment and care, and to have a single recovery while remaining close to home.
Surgical options include:
- Total mastectomy
- Nipple-sparing or skin-sparing mastectomy
- Breast reconstruction
- Cosmetic (Plastic) surgeries