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Breast Care

Comprehensive, compassionate care

At Fairview hospitals, clinics and breast centers we offer a comprehensive array of breast screening and diagnostic services for women of all ages.

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As women age, changes in breast tissue often occur. Many of these changes are normal and not a sign of breast cancer, but the use of mammography and other screening methods for early detection and diagnosis has helped save thousands of lives each year. Our experienced team of doctors, nurses, imaging specialists and genetic counselors work with patients in a caring and compassionate environment to address each individual's unique breast-health needs.

Conditions We Treat
  • Breast pain
  • Mastitis
  • Nipple discharge
  • Cysts
  • Lumps
  • Macromastia
More information: 
Mammography services in Minnesota
Fairview Breast Centers

Fact sheet on what you should know about breast cancer:
Breast cancer fact sheet
 

Locations by city:

Burnsville

Edina

Maple Grove

Minneapolis

Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.

Breast care patient stories

 Alana — Facing your fears

Despite a family history of breast cancer, 59-year-old Alana let her fear of pain stand in the way of having a mammogram—a fear that almost cost her life. As a result, Alana had to face a greater challenge than a few minutes of discomfort: stage 3 breast cancer.
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 Joan — Regular mammograms can mean early detection

Like many women, Joan knows the importance of annual mammograms. In 2008, her vigilance helped detect her cancer early. Today, she’s cancer free.
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 Mary — Stage 4 survivor

While in the shower one day, Mary discovered a lump. Luckily she also discovered a care team that helped her beat her disease.
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 Robyn — Living with hope and compassion

Fit, active and dedicated to living a healthful lifestyle, Robyn was devastated when she learned she had cancer. Thankfully, her doctors and nurses allayed her fears and lifted her spirits throughout her illness and recovery.
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 Sherrie – Making time for your annual mammogram

For years, Sherrie was vigilant about getting her annual mammogram, but for no specific reason, she stopped. Several years later, she awoke with an achy upper arm and a sore breast—inflammatory breast cancer.
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Becki – Help was there when she needed it most

Married with three children, Becki was busy keeping up with everyday life. Suddenly, her life changed when she noticed a lump in her breast. Thankfully, she found a caring team of specialist who helped put her life back on track.
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 Alana and Kathy — A patient’s story is a life-changer for another

When Alana’s story of breast cancer survival appeared in her mail, Kathy felt inspiration and relief. Someone else had gone through what she was going through. Alana’s story provided Kathy with hope and encouragement.
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