Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program
Breast cancer patients at Middlesex Hospital benefit from the advanced breast cancer treatment technology, comprehensive diagnostic procedures, and compassionate care we provide. From diagnosis through survivorship, our multidisciplinary team of breast health specialists is dedicated to achieving the best outcomes, while maintaining quality of life. We customize risk monitoring strategies, breast cancer treatment plans, and follow-up breast health care to meet the unique needs of patients and families, offering services and resources to address their physical, as well as emotional, needs.
Middlesex Hospital provides patients in our Middlesex, Shoreline, and surrounding communities access to high-quality medical and surgical oncology services, with the personal touch of a Nurse Navigator to coordinate care and guide you through your breast cancer treatment and care journey.
Middlesex Hospital was the third, and remains one of only a select few, comprehensive breast care centers in Connecticut to receive accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Breast Cancer Symptoms + Signs
Early detection and intervention is key to effective breast cancer treatment. Learn to identify the symptoms and signs of breast cancer, and when it’s time to seek consultation.
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Understanding breast cancer risk is important for every woman. Learn more about them, and how Middlesex Hospital’s breast cancer center helps at-risk patients monitor breast health through education, outreach, and our innovative Hereditary Risk Assessment Program.
Breast Cancer Diagnosis + Treatment
From our advanced diagnostic procedures and the Novalis Tx® Linear Accelerator for targeted radiation to our expert medical, surgical, and radiation oncology services and integrative therapies, Middlesex Hospital offers compassionate and expert and breast health care right in your own backyard.
“Our goal in developing the Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program was to ensure that our scope of services was complete and that we made those services available to patients in a way that was simultaneously as cohesive and convenient as possible. Both the scope of service and the manner in which it is delivered are measured during accreditation. In order to achieve accreditation a center must demonstrate that it can deliver outstanding treatment in a consistent manner.”
- Andrea Malon M.D., Medical Director, Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center.
Breast Cancer Resources + Links
The Cancer Center at Middlesex Hospital offers the following resources & support services to help patients and families coping with breast cancer get the information, make the connections, and find the services they need.
Breast Cancer Events + Outreach
The Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center hosts events & classes to promote wellbeing and a sense of community for patients, families, and community members connected by their experiences with cancer.