At Women’s Breast Center of Houston, our breast care specialists recognize that when breast cancer effects a woman, it really effects all the people around her both current and in the future. We realize the importance of healthy habits and emphasize disease prevention. Breast cancer can strike even women with a healthy lifestyle and negative family history

We provide a full range of services dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer including:

Consultations

High Risk Clinic

  • Close monitoring of patients at high risk for breast cancer
  • Bi-annual clinical breast exams, mammograms, and breast MRIs
  • BRCA testing
  • Chemoprevention

Imaging (done at Imaging Facility)

Diagnosis

  • Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA)
  • Stereotactic Core Needle Biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided Core Needle Biopsy
  • MRI-Guided Core Needle Biopsy
  • Wire-Guided Surgical Biopsy
  • Ductal Lavage
  • Ductoscopy

Pathology

  • Radiology/Pathology Correlation
  • Special Studies: ER, PR, Her2, Ki67, EDGF, CK 5/6
  • Frozen Section

Genetics

  • Risk Assessment and Counseling
  • Genetic Testing
  • Prevention

Breast Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery (performed by Plastic Surgeon)

  • Tissue Expanders and Implants
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Latissimus Dorsi, TRAM, DIEP, Microvascular Free Flaps

Chemotherapy

Endocrine Therapy

Radiation Therapy

Interdisciplinary Breast Team Conference

Education, Support, and Rehabilitation:

  • Patient Education
  • Psychosocial Support
  • Lymphedema Education and Treatment