More than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year. The good news is that with early, accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment, breast cancer survivors live improved, productive lives. When you enter treatment at UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center, you are choosing the facility that offers the latest in surgical techniques, radiation therapy, drug therapies and clinical trials.
The Breast Program at Brown Cancer Center was the first in Kentucky to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). NAPBC-accredited breast centers are dedicated to providing the best patient-centered care. Brown Cancer Center provides the highest level of clinical cancer care in the region, access to the latest cancer research, and the benefits of a team-focused, multidisciplinary approach coordinated by a nurse navigator.
For the past 40 years, UofL Health – Brown Cancer Center has been a leading face of world-renowned academic research and cancer care. As a result, we help patients face cancer with new hope throughout Kentuckiana and around the globe.
“The breast program at the Brown Cancer Center was the first in Kentucky and remains the longest running NAPBC accredited breast program in our region,” said Beth Riley, M.D., deputy director of the Brown Cancer Center and a breast cancer specialist. “This continued commitment to excellence and quality care is evident among our dedicated team of specialists. Several areas of the program were also nominated for ‘Best Practice’ highlights on a national level which speaks to the high level of care we are able to provide.”
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