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Abbott Northwestern Hospital's Piper Breast Center® sets national standards for breast care in a comfortable and respectful setting. Our expertise, technology and support help women make informed choices.
Breast care is an important part of a woman's health. We have the expertise and support women need to make informed choices in comfortable and respectful settings.
Breast cancer facts
The average woman has a 1 in 8 chance of getting breast cancer during her lifetime.
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. It is also the second main cause of cancer death in women. (Lung cancer is the first.)
Breast cancer education videos
The Virginia Piper Cancer Institute has launched a new site featuring breast cancer education videos.
Breast cancer patient stories
Superstar team key to Terri's recovery
Thanks to help from her cancer care coordinator, Terri Beckstead’s journey through breast cancer treatment became easier.