United Breast Center offers women and their families the expertise, information and support they need to make choices about breast care - all in a comfortable and private setting.
At United Breast Center, your care team includes doctors and health care professionals who specialize in diagnosing and caring for women with breast cancer.
Carrie Czech, RN, OCN
Domingo Perez, MDSara Torgerson, DO
Sue-Mi C. Tuttle, MDCherrie Heinrich, MDAshish Mahajan, MD
Justin Baker, MDMargit Bretzke, MD
Kathryn Farniok, MDMark Palmer, MD
The United Breast Center care team also includes certified mammography technologists, registered nurses, pathologists, genetic counselors, cancer rehabilitation physicians and physical therapists.
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.
United 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.
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 United Breast Center will recommend treatment options.
Patients seeking treatment at United Breast Center also have access to cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema services, genetic counseling, clinical research studies and complementary therapies.
Three-dimensional (3-D) mammography (also known as breast tomosynthesis) creates 3-D images of your breast using low-dose digital X-rays.
United Breast Center participates in the Minnesota Department of Health's Sage Screening Program. This program is dedicated to increasing the number of women who are screened for breast and cervical cancer. It provides free screening and follow-up services to uninsured and underinsured women.
To learn more, visit mnsage.com or call 1-800-643-2584.
United Breast Center has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. To achieve this designation, breast centers must be fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. For more about American College of Radiology accreditation, visit acr.org.
310 Smith Ave N
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We are located on the third floor of the Ritchie Medical Plaza, which is across the street from United Hospital.
Patients are encouraged to park on any level of the Green Ramp, P1, P2 or P3. Take the ramp elevators to the third floor. Take a right out of the elevator to the United Breast Center and the High Risk Breast Clinic.
Patients are encouraged to park on any level of the Green Ramp, P1, P2 or P3.
Take the ramp elevators to the third floor.
Take a right out of the elevator to the United Breast Center and the High Risk Breast Clinic.
Our High Risk Breast Clinic offers a complete assessment of your breast cancer risk, plus a plan for preventive screenings.
2014 Public Outcomes Report - United Breast Center: Sage Breast Cancer Screening Program
Public Outcome Report: Breast Cancer Care at United Hospital