Breast Cancer Services
Did you know that the five-year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer is 80%? In recent years, there’s been an explosion of life-saving treatment advances against breast cancer, bringing new hope to patients who are diagnosed with this disease.
If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, UAMS is here to offer you the best care. As the only teaching hospital in Arkansas, we have the latest cutting-edge technology and equipment. Our caring and compassionate staff members will answer all your questions and help you understand your treatment options.
Our Breast Cancer Clinic provides comprehensive and innovative services, including minimally invasive procedures and a surgical technique designed to avoid the arm swelling knows as lymphedema.
Our Breast TEAM™ (Together Empowering Advances in Medicine) meets weekly to discuss the best treatment strategy for each patient. Team members include surgeons, nurses, pathologists, social workers, radiologists, medical oncologists and others. Our team approach to individualized care sets our breast cancer services apart.