Breast Care and Cancer Prevention at Research Medical Center
Located in Kansas City, MO, the Breast Center at Research Medical Center’s Midwest Cancer Center provides comprehensive, personalized breast health services from a multidisciplinary team of specialists. From screening prevention and diagnostics to treatment, recovery and survivorship education, our team of specialists is able to provide advanced medical care through the services at Research Medical Center. See our flier
Early detection is the best protection against breast cancer. Women who are 40 and older should get an annual screening mammogram.
Listen to Stephanie Graff, MD discuss breast cancer awareness on a recent podcast.
We offer two convenient screening locations, both in south Kansas City, Missouri: Research Medical Center Brookside Campus at 6601 Rockhill Road, and Research Medical Center main campus at 2316 East Meyer Boulevard.
High Risk Awareness
Breast Cancer Risk AssessmentResearch Medical Center offers a Breast Cancer Prevention Program to manage personal risks of developing breast cancer and create individualized screening plans. If you have family or environmental risk factors that may increase your chance of breast cancer, The Breast Cancer Prevention Program at Midwest Cancer Care, Research Medical Center offers genetic counseling/testing and risk reduction consultations for women at high risk.
With digital mammography we are able to provide the highest image quality, which allows us to find tumors that are smaller than you can feel. You experience a shorter exam time with faster image results. We also offer MammoPad® for a more comfortable screening experience.
Should your screening mammogram show abnormal results, we offer the latest diagnostic imaging technologies for the most accurate medical diagnosis.
- Breast biopsy including Mammotome®
Our treatments for breast cancer are second to none, with the comprehensive services to meet your complete plan of care.
- Mammosite®: accelerated partial breast radiation and whole breast radiation
- Surgery including lumpectomy and mastectomy
- Reconstructive plastic surgery including implant and autologous tissue reconstruction
- Lymphedema management
As a breast cancer survivor, managing your lifelong breast health is very important. From regular checkups to lifestyle changes, we can help you get the services and information you may need.
- Fertility preservation
- Diet and exercise
- Genetic counseling and testing
- Risk assessments and education for high-risk family members
- Risk assessments for related disease issues such as heart health
The Center for Integrative Therapy
The Center for Integrative Therapy on the Research Medical Center Brookside Campus offers a variety of services for those who seek wellness options in their life.
- Exercise Programs within our comprehensive Health & Fitness Center, including aquatic classes
- Group Therapy
- Guided Imagery
- Integrative Medicine
- Massage Therapy
- Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
- Nutrition and Cooking Classes
- Pain Management
- Strength Assessment
- Stress Assessment
- Stress Management
- Weight Loss Clinic