Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Breast Cancer Care
The Georgia Cancer Center provides expert breast cancer care through the area’s only multidisciplinary Breast Health Center. Using the most advanced diagnostic tools, including 3D mammography, we care for patients through all phases of cancer care, including diagnosis, treatment, recovery and survivorship. Our comprehensive team includes:
- Genetic Counselors
- Image Recovery Specialists
- Infusion Team
- Integrative Oncology Therapists
- Lymphedema Occupational Therapist
- Medical Oncologists
- Nurse Navigators
- Oncology Nurses
- Oncology Registered Dieticians
- Pastoral Care Providers
- Patient Educators
- Pet Therapy
- Plastic Surgeons
- Psychologists and Mental Health Therapists
- Radiation Oncologists
- Radiation Therapists
- Social Workers
- Surgical Oncologists
- Survivorship Care Coordinators
Academic Medical Center Focus on Research and Discovery
Our Interdisciplinary Breast Research Program fosters close interaction with basic researchers and breast cancer clinicians to develop cutting edge clinical research. Through a foundation of discovery, this collaborative environment fosters innovation in breast cancer translational research to improve care and reduce the burden of cancer in the patients we serve.
Through this translation of basic science research to clinical care, we are able to offer state-of-the art clinical trials, with new treatments not available anywhere else in the region.
Supportive Care Every Step of the Way
With a dedicated supportive care team, the Georgia Cancer Center offers a wide range of supportive care services. Any of our supportive care team members are here to help, especially with some of the added emotions or anxiety that you may be experiencing during any phase of cancer care. We also provide support through our full-service Image Boutique and Breast Cancer Support Group.
Breast Cancer Genetic Counseling and Testing
Through research we know that inherited genetic factors such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 have been identified as factors that may increase one’s risk for breast cancer. We provide genetic counseling and testing for these inherited conditions.
Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator Provides Seamless Communication
At the Georgia Cancer Center, your Breast Cancer specific Nurse Navigator provides guidance and helpful information through all phases of your breast cancer care. Don’t hesitate to call with any questions or concerns about any aspect of diagnosis or treatment.
Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator
Megan Lee Lucas BSN, RN
Contact Us for More Information about Breast Cancer Care
For self-referral or any physician referral, just one call to our Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator will get you started. For those interested in a second opinion or confirmation of a diagnosis or treatment plan, our Nurse Navigators can also help speed referrals and access to our specialty care.