For Patients

The University of Washington’s breast imaging program is one of the best in the nation. Our patients are cared for by UW physicians based at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, which is a state-of-the-art outpatient clinic operated jointly by the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children’s Hospital. The SCCA serves the greater Seattle area through the SCCA breast health clinic, the Roosevelt breast health clinic, satellite screening centers, and mobile screening van.

For information about breast cancer screening please visit http://www.seattlecca.org/breast-screening.cfm.

If you’ve made a screening mammography appointment, here is information about what you can expect during your visit: https://intranet.seattlecca.org/departments/patientandfamilyeducation/Documents/Screening%20Mammogram%20follow-up%202012.pdf and https://intranet.seattlecca.org/departments/patientandfamilyeducation/Documents/Preparing%20for%20Mammogram%202012.pdf.

Knowing your risk for breast cancer is an important part of breast health. Take the Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool, developed by the National Cancer Institute and the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project, linked here: http://www.seattlecca.org/breast-cancer-risk-assessment.cfm.

 

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