Breast Cancer

Your Team. Your Options.

Breast cancer care can be complex. Learn all of your options before beginning treatment. Our team of medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists use advanced treatments and therapies including clinical trials that offer early access to the newest drugs and breakthrough treatment options. We also offer genetic testing and leading-edge options for breast reconstruction surgery.

 

Learn More About Our Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Team 

 

With your input, your team will design a treatment plan totally customized to your needs…so you can be confident you’re on the best path for you. This is where you begin.

Learn more about the benefits of Nebraska Medicine’s approach to breast cancer care in this brief video from our doctors. 

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Why You Should Trust Nebraska Medicine for Your Breast Cancer Care 

Care Personalized to You  

Our unique approach to breast cancer consultation and second opinions allows you more options. When you arrive for an appointment, you see all of the specialists required for that visit all in the same day, in one setting. This approach saves you time and helps eliminate duplication of tests and services. More importantly, with your input, your team will design a treatment plan totally customized to your needs…so you can be confident you’re on the best path for you. 

Expert Guidance 

Breast cancer patients have numerous treatment options available to them. Our specialists help you navigate through these choices by working collaboratively with you to understand your personal preferences. Your treatment plan may include chemotherapy, surgical options such as mastectomy, lumpectomy and the emerging options of oncoplastics breast surgery and DIEP breast reconstructive surgery, as well as radiation therapy and targeted therapies. 

Access to the Newest Treatments and Clinical Trials 

Our specialists use current treatments and advanced therapies to improve the outcomes for many breast cancer patients. Genetic testing and advanced reconstructive surgery are also an integral part of our treatment plans. Each component of your plan is based on your personal preferences. 

Many of our specialists are directly involved in research to find new treatments and cures for breast cancer. This affords our doctors the opportunity to take part in some of the most current clinical trials, giving you early access to the newest drugs and most cutting-edge treatment options before they become widely available. 

Most Advanced Diagnostic Tools

As part of your evaluation, all outside films and mammograms are re-reviewed by a specialized breast radiologist. 

Convenient Locations 

We offer our services at locations throughout the Omaha area and Southwest Iowa. Patients undergoing cancer treatment at Nebraska Medicine Health Network have access to our 24/7 Infusion Center at the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, which serves as both a treatment center and 24/7 urgent care-type facility, making it a rare offering in the region.

Holistic Care for Your Personal Needs  

Addressing your physical, educational, emotional and spiritual needs are important aspects of providing a more holistic approach to care. We offer a host of amenities and supportive services to help meet your complete needs. Once you've gotten past your breast cancer, our Survivorship Clinic is designed to help you deal with the emotional and physical challenges cancer can leave behind, such as fear of seeing your cancer return, along with physical and medical long-term side effects of the cancer.