The Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic of the Lifespan Cancer Institute at Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital and Newport Hospital offers patients the highest level of expertise in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and support, resulting in:
Our multidisciplinary teams include many dedicated specialists—surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse navigators, psychiatrists, social workers, pathologists, pharmacists, rehabilitation therapists, nutritionists, and experts in genetics, cancer research and survivorship. Every week, physicians involved in a patient’s care meet in a tumor board to discuss the unique circumstances of the patient’s condition and treatment to provide an appropriate treatment plan.
How to perform a breast self-exam?
The most important function that a breast self-exam serves is to allow you to become more familiar with your breasts and aware of their normal look and feel.
Are you at risk?
While the best way to stay informed is by speaking to your doctor, take the quiz to see if you are at risk of developing breast cancer.