Accredited Breast Cancer Care Center in Aurora
The Breast Cancer Care Center within Colorado Breast Care at The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.
To schedule a consultation at the Breast Cancer Care Center, please call (303) 338-7773.
It is common to feel anxious and overwhelmed when you are diagnosed with breast cancer. At TMCA’s Breast Cancer Care Center, we help you understand your diagnosis and treatment options. Our care and offerings include:
- Multiple specialists available at one time and in one location for initial visits
- Quick and efficient evaluation
- Timely development of a treatment action plan
- A monthly breast cancer support group facilitated by breast cancer specialists and survivors
- Encouragement for family and friends to attend appointments for additional support
- American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center
- Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accredited Oncology Program
Working together in a multi-specialty office allows our specialists to share information, evaluate each patient’s case and offer reassurance and support. Our team includes oncologists (cancer doctors), surgeons, radiologists and nurse navigators.
The doctors at the Breast Cancer Care Center are recognized leaders in treating breast cancer. In addition, many of our breast specialists are involved with clinical trials. As a result, patients have access to the latest and most advanced treatments.
Your first visit to the Breast Cancer Care Center will last approximately two hours. During this time, you will meet with a nurse counselor, a medical oncologist and a surgeon, all in one location.
Breast cancer support group
Our breast cancer support group meets the third Thursday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7p.m. at Colorado Breast Care. There is no cost to attend the group, which is facilitated by Sue Scheiwe, RN, a breast health specialist.
The group covers a variety of topics, including:
- Focus on healing; lymphedema
- The Lebed method of exercise
- Updates on breast cancer
- Sex and sexuality
- Breast cancer - truth or myth
- Breast cancer fears
- Chiropractic and acupuncture doctors
Registration is not required. For more information, call (303) 338-7773.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
Colorado Breast Care is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation signifies that our breast imaging services have achieved high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute
As a member of the Sarah Cannon Cancer Network of Excellence, our family of hospitals features leading edge cancer treatment and clinical trials. Sarah Cannon offers modern therapies for people facing cancer across the U.S. and our partnership provides patients personal, individualized care while benefiting from the network of resources Sarah Cannon has to offer.
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at The Medical Center of Aurora in Denver, Colorado is pleased to offer access to askSARAH, a dedicated helpline designed to help answer your cancer-related questions. Whether you have been recently diagnosed with cancer or have questions with screenings, signs or symptoms, a registered askSARAH nurse can help. Committed to ensuring you have the right resources close to home, our nurses are available 24/7 and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (303) 253-3325 to connect directly to a nurse to help you today.