Centers for Breast Health
Advanced care for women with breast cancer
Saint Thomas Health's Centers for Breast Health offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary breast care program. The Centers for Breast Health are fully accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. We provide state-of-the-art digital mammography for screening and diagnostic needs, breast ultrasound and stereotactic biopsy capabilities. From education and prevention to diagnosis and treatment, our caring and knowledgeable staff will guide each patient through the process, all while offering these services in an environment that reduces anxiety and keeps the patients informed. Our goal is to offer the highest quality service in the most efficient and pleasant environment.
Patients will find all the resources they need at our three convenient Center for Breast Health locations:
Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
300 20th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 284-LADY (5239)
Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
1840 Medical Center Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Phone (615) 396-4100
Saint Thomas West Hospital
4220 Harding Road
Nashville, TN 37205
Phone (615) 222-3004
Take the Test: Breast Cancer Risk Factors
Answering yes to one or more of these questions doesn't mean that you will develop breast cancer, but your risk may be higher than average.
- Are you a female over the age of 30?
- Do you have a personal history of breast cancer?
- Has your mother, sister or daughter had breast or ovarian cancer or both?
- Have you ever received radiation treatments to your chest as a child or adult?
- Are you obese?
- Were you younger than 12 when you first started menstruating?
- Did you enter menopause after age 55?
- Did your first pregnancy occur after age 30?
- Have you never been pregnant?
- Have you received hormone therapy for more than four consecutive years?
- Do you drink more than two glasses of alcohol a day?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you may want to consult your physician to discuss these important warning signs.
All women should conduct monthly self-examinations; women over 40 should have annual mammograms.
There was no family history and no risk factors for Sheri Fesmire of getting breast cancer. But she did. Her faith pulled her through, and she knows the importance of getting an annual mammogram. Watch her story at nothingshallbeimpossible.com.
Terri Wilson handles things as they come. That's why a breast cancer diagnosis, a lumpectomy and several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation didn't phase her. Read more about Terri at nothingshallbeimpossible.com.
Breast Cancer patient Teresa Stewart calls upon her faith in God, the love of her family and a poem from her mother to find strength to face the impossible. Read more at nothingshallbeimpossible.com.