Breast Cancer Care Center

Lisa Garvey, Center Administrator, explains how we aim to exceed your expectations throughout the course of your care.

The Breast Clinic offers the latest in breast cancer screening along with diagnosing, treating, and managing benign and malignant breast tumors in women and men.

The breast center also provides risk assessment and counseling for high risk patients and supportive services through our in-house Breast and GYN Resource Center.

For more information about the Breast Cancer Care Center, please call 1-877-ASK-RPCI (1-877-275-7724).

We're located on the first floor of the Scott Bieler Clinical Sciences Center.


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Cancer Talk Blog

On a mammogram, fat looks dark grey or black whereas breast tissue looks white. That white area can be an issue because many small breast cancers also appear as white, so it’s harder to detect them in dense breasts.

Metastatic breast cancer is the most advanced stage of breast cancer, known as stage IV breast cancer. It occurs when the cancer develops the ability to spread to other organs in the body – most commonly the liver, lung, bone, soft tissues or brain. Even though the cancer involves other organs, it’s still treated as breast cancer.

Getting a yearly screening mammogram is one of the most important things women over the age of 40 can do for their health. Despite their importance, there are all sorts of misconceptions and misinformation regarding mammograms that make it difficult to know when's the right time to schedule your screening. Dr.