Warm earth tones, soft lighting and comfy furniture have helped to create a peaceful, private environment in which Northwest Indiana women receive the Region’s most personalized, high-quality breast health evaluations. A nourishment area serving coffee, tea and other snacks add to the nurturing setting in which our dedicated staff focuses on your care. Services include:
Screening & Diagnostic Mammography
NWI’s FIRST Source for 3D Mammograms, technology that improves the sensitivity and accuracy of mammograms, making it easier for breast radiologists to detect abnormalities, while reducing the chance for false positive results, and the need for recall appointments.
A full suite of diagnostic imaging, including Ultrasound and MRI
The most advanced minimally-invasive interventional tools, including MRI biopsies and stereotactic and ultrasound-guided biopsies, as well as cyst aspirations, ductograms and excisional biopsies.
High Risk Breast Program
Our high risk breast program uses an assessment tool to identify women at higher than a 20% lifetime risk of developing breast cancer. Those patients identified as high risk are recommended to receive genetic testing and undergo an annual breast screening MRI.
For information, call 219-756-4436. To schedule your state-of-the-art 3D Mammogram, call 219-981-5440.
Breast Care Nurse Navigator
An integral member of the patient care team and a specialist in breast health issues, the Breast Care Nurse Navigator guides each patient through the diagnosis and treatment process. To speak with our Breast Care Nurse Navigator, call 219-757-7212.
Breast Cancer Care
If you need the highest level of cancer care, you’ll find it right here at Methodist Hospitals. Our overriding goal – and passion – is to provide the best possible treatment and outcome for you.
Our multidisciplinary team includes surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and pathologists.
Methodist’s Radiation Oncology Center offers a full range of radiation therapy modalities. Medical Oncology Methodist Hospitals’ medical staff includes experienced medical oncologists trained at top-tier institutions.
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:
Methodist Hospitals’ board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon brings the expertise to restore the natural look and feel of the breast.
In our case review process, a multi-disciplinary team of physicians and nurses reaches consensus recommendations for cancer care based on national practice guidelines.
Through compassionate care and education, we empower you to become an active participant in your recovery. We do this by enhancing our advanced treatment with comprehensive supportive care to heal your body and nourish your spirit. Supportive Care Services Include:
- Lymphedema Therapy
- Nutrition Counseling
- Exercise and Yoga Classes
Financial Assistance: No Woman Left Behind
The Methodist Hospitals Foundation, the Breast Care Center and Bears Care, the Charitable arm of the Chicago Bears, have teamed to provide 3D Screening & Diagnostic Mammograms and/or Ultrasounds and Biopsies at no charge for women and men who meet financial assistance guidelines. CALL 219-981-5440 to learn if you qualify & to schedule an appointment.