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Comprehensive Breast Center

About Us

Breast cancer takes patients down paths they never expected. The GW Comprehensive Breast Center offers a fully integrated road map to navigate the way. Our Center provides multi-disciplinary breast care services for the early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer using state-of-the-art technologies unavailable at any other breast center in the Metro Washington, DC, area.

APPOINTMENTS
For Mammograms/MRIs: 202.741.3036
For Breast Biopsies: 202.741.3064

Combining state-of-the-art technology with superior medical and surgical care in partnership with The George Washington University Hospital, our Center has been awarded a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for providing quality evaluation and management of benign and malignant breast disease.

Our Facility & Services

With an open design and spa-like interior, our Center is a comforting setting for patients to receive comprehensive breast care by our internationally recognized specialists who care only for the breast, including our all-women team of skilled breast surgeons who perform advanced surgical procedures.

Comprehensive Breast Care Services:

  • Advanced digital imaging
  • Biopsy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Breast surgery
  • Chemotherapy and radiation
  • Fertility support
  • High-risk screening and care
  • Navigation
  • Pain management

As a designated Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology for stereotactic breast therapy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided biopsy, our facility provides patients with access to a full range of advanced breast imaging technology and the latest minimally invasive treatments.

Advanced Imaging Services:

  • 2-D and 3-D Mammography: For women with an average risk of breast cancer
  • Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound: For added clarity necessary with dense breast tissue
  • Molecular Breast Imaging (scintimammography): For newly diagnosed breast cancer
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Patient Stories

  • Breast Cancer Survivor

    Cara Scharf majored in English in college, so she's always been good with words. But right after graduation, she discovered she would have to deal with four letters: BRCA. Cara was just 22 when she tested found out she was BRCA 1+ positive. It wasn't a complete surprise—her mother died of breast cancer when Cara was three, and her grandmother died of ovarian cancer. But Cara says she had never really thought about getting cancer ...

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