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Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Health Center

Women want answers about their breast health issues quickly and conveniently. That’s the goal for the Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Health Center, southwest Iowa’s first comprehensive Breast Health Center.

Women who visit the Breast Health Center will receive a clinical breast exam by a board certified surgeon. Diagnostic tests and consultations are provided with education regarding breast disease, procedures and, if needed, surgery.

The Breast Health Center at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital is comprehensive, combining sophisticated diagnostic procedures with a full range of treatment options all housed at one convenient location.


National Accreditation for the Highest Level of Quality Breast Care

National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Health Center has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons.

Accreditation by the NAPBC is only granted to breast centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

 

Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Stereotatic Breast Biopsy

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Center has been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Stereotatic Breast Biopsy.

The Stereotactic Breast Biopsy Accreditation Program provides facilities performing stereotactic breast biopsy procedures with peer review and constructive feedback on staff qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.

 

Accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Breast Ultrasound

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Center has been accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for Breast Ultrasound.

The Breast Ultrasound Accreditation Program provides facilities performing breast ultrasound procedures with peer review and constructive feedback on their staff’s qualifications, equipment, quality control, quality assurance, accuracy of needle placement, image quality and dose.

 

A Personalized Approach

The Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Breast Care Center offers many unique benefits, including a personalized approach to a woman's individual needs and weekly breast tumor conferences that bring together the skills and experience of specialists, including general and reconstructive surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, nurses and other specialists. All work in tandem to discuss diagnoses and confirm the best possible course of treatment for every patient.

Our dedicated and compassionate certified breast patient nurse navigator coordinates care for all Breast Care Center patients, helping them navigate through the appointments and choices they may face on the way to achieving the best possible outcomes.

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Breast Health Center also has a certified lymphedema specialist available.

 

Screening and exams

Breast Cancer Treatment Options


Support Services

A cancer diagnosis can be devastating. Patients who have access to cancer support services can  more successfully live with and beyond cancer.

Wings of Hope assists cancer survivors and their families with support groups and cancer education programs.

Methodist Health System provides cancer support groups and Harper's Hope survivor services to cancer survivors regardless of where they go for cancer treatment, no matter if they are newly diagnosed or a longtime survivor.

Harper's Hope Services include:

  • Social services
  • Physical wellness
  • Inner Beauty
  • Counseling
  • Nutrition
  • Cancer Prevention & Hereditary Risk 

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital Awarded Grant by Iowa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital was awarded a grant of more than $90,000 by the Iowa Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This money will help fund mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women of southwest Iowa.

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Breast Health Animations

Breast Cancer Health Information

    Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital
    Breast Health Center
    933 E. Pierce St.
    Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    (712) 396-4117

    To schedule a mammogram, call
    (712) 396-7600.