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Piper Breast Center®

  • Your breast care team

    At Piper Breast Center®, your care team includes doctors and health care professionals who specialize in diagnosing and caring for women with breast cancer.

    Breast radiologists and surgeons

    Radiation oncologists

  • The Piper Breast Center® care team also includes certified mammography technologists, registered nurses, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, genetic counselors, cancer rehabilitation physicians, physical therapists, plastic/reconstructive surgeons, healing coaches.

  • Screening and diagnostic tests

    Understanding the signs, symptoms and risk factors for breast cancer is important to overall breast health awareness.

    Routine mammography, clinical breast examination and breast self-examination are the basic screening tools for early detection of breast cancer.

    Piper Breast Center®'s advanced screening and diagnostic services can also detect and evaluate breast conditions such as a new lump, cysts, microcalcifications, fibrocystic breast changes, mastitis, concerns about breast implants and cancer.

    These services include:

  • Treatment options

    If you have a diagnosis of breast cancer or another problem that requires treatment, an individualized plan will be developed between you and your physician. After a detailed evaluation of your medical concern and a discussion of your personal issues and preferences, the team at Piper Breast Center® will recommend treatment options.

    Patients seeking treatment at the Piper Breast Center® also have access to cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema services, genetic counseling, clinical research studies and complementary therapies.

  • Breast health clinic

    Women and men alike may be seen for consultations with physician specialists at the Piper Breast Center®'s Breast Health Clinic. They will work closely with you to address all of your breast health concerns.

    Breast health concerns include:

  • Education

    BICOE_web.jpgAs part of the services offered at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute®, the Piper Breast Center® staff can connect you with these materials and services:

    • access to the Cancer Resource Center for informational videos, books, brochures, Internet access and literature searches
    • help in obtaining breast forms, prostheses and wigs

    National recognition

    Piper Breast Center® is the first in Minnesota to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers.

    Piper Breast Center® is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). For more about this designation, go to


  • 913 East 26th Street
    Piper Building
    Minneapolis, MN 55404


  • To make an appointment or for more information, call 612-863-3150

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    The Piper Breast Center® offers women and their families the expertise, information and support they need to make informed choices about breast care -- all in a comfortable and private setting.

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  • Three-dimensional (3-D) mammography now available

    Three-dimensional (3-D) mammography (also known as breast tomosynthesis) creates 3-D images of your breast using low-dose digital X-rays.

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