Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic

Lifespan Cancer Institute

Cancer Care and COVID-19

Safety is our top priority

We want to assure you that the we are here for you. While the coronavirus has changed much of our daily lives, one thing that has remained constant is our commitment to providing you with the best, safest care possible.

At the Lifespan Cancer Institute, your safety is our top priority. As experts in cancer, we also know completing a treatment plan is associated with the best outcomes for patients. That is why we worked closely with our infection prevention and infectious diseases teams to be able to provide the care you need in a safe environment.

Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic

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:

  • Early detection of breast cancer
  • Treatments that allow many women to continue their usual activities
  • Prompt attention to symptoms caused either by the disease or side effects of treatment
  • Integrated facilities that offer patients convenient and prompt care from initial visit through treatment and recovery

Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team of Experts

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.

Breast self exam

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.

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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.

Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations: