Breast Health Center

The Breast Health Center at Methodist Jennie Edmundson is a comprehensive center that provides clinical, diagnostic and breast treatment options all in one convenient location. 

A personalized approach

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Health Center offers many unique benefits, including a personalized approach to each woman’s care plan. Our program includes weekly breast tumor conferences that bring together the skills and experience of many specialists, including general and reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and nurses. These specialists collaborate to discuss diagnoses and confirm the best possible course of treatment for every patient.

Our dedicated and compassionate certified breast patient nurse navigator coordinates care for all or our patients and helps them navigate through the many appointments and health care choices they will face through their treatment process.

Meet our Breast Health Center Physicians

Breast cancer screening

Screening for breast cancer can improve your chances of discovering the disease at its earliest stages resulting in better treatment outcomes. Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital offers the following breast cancer screening options:

To schedule a mammogram, call 712-396-7600.

 

Lymphedema therapy

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Breast Care Center offers a Lymphedema Program that provides treatment by licensed physical and occupational therapists who have received specialized and intensive training in treating lymphedema. Lymphedema is a condition in which swelling occurs because the lymphatic system is not functioning normally. Individualized treatment programs are developed for each patient.

Accreditations

If you or a loved one are touched by cancer, you want to be sure treatment is the best available. Methodist Jennie Edmundson Cancer Center has been recognized and awarded as one of the best programs nationally.

Recognized by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

Our Breast Care Center has been recognized for excellence by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality-assurance program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Ours was the first breast care center in the region to receive this level of endorsement and re-certification. The NAPBC certification is granted only to breast centers who voluntarily commit to the highest standard of care and undergo a rigorous evaluation of their treatment process.


Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Mammography

Mammography services are accredited by the American College of Radiology and approved by the FDA.


Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Stereotactic Breast Biopsy

The Breast Health Center has been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Stereotactic Breast Biopsy which means it has met strict staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.


Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Breast Ultrasound

The Breast Health Center has been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for breast ultrasound which means it has met strict standards involving staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.


Contact

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Health Center
933 E. Pierce St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

712-396-4117

To schedule a mammogram, call 712-396-7600.