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NEW LOCATION!

The University Breast Care team is pleased to announce that we are now located in the new Cancer Institute (1926 Alcoa Hwy, Building F, Suite 120). Our new location is directly beside our previous facility and has dedicated parking for your convenience. There is also a 5 level parking garage (Garage H) located adjacent to our new building and there will be a courier available to take you to the building and your car. Our team is excited to continue providing for your breast health care needs at our new location. Please feel free to contact us at 305-9629 if you have any questions or concerns.

One call to 865.305.7870 can put you in touch with the most comprehensive breast services in the region - from outreach education and screening programs to advanced diagnostic services and treatment options to survivorship care. University Breast Care is committed to providing women in East Tennessee exceptional breast services delivered by a multidisciplinary team of breast health specialists. Our breast health team partners with women to coordinate services they need as they seek preventive education, early detection screening, diagnostic testing and management and treatment of breast cancer.

University Breast Center

University Breast Center (UBC) offers women comprehensive breast screening and diagnostic services. UBC is recognized as a prestigious Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology. The award demonstrates excellence in breast imaging by successfully achieving accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy.

The all-female staff includes board-certified radiologists that specialize in breast imaging and registered technologists with specialized certification in mammography. The UBC staff is committed to providing state-of-the-art technology in conjunction with a high level of expertise that women need and deserve. Our services include the following.

Breast Care Service

The Breast Care Service (BCS) is a dedicated program offering patient education, evaluation services, individualized treatment plans, follow-up care and support services for patients with breast health problems or newly diagnosed breast cancer.

BCS nurse navigators organize and expedite care for women with abnormal breast problems or a known diagnosis of breast cancer. Most women are scheduled to see a physician within 48 hours of the initial phone call to the BCS. Our multidisciplinary team of breast health specialists meet weekly to discuss all new breast cancer cases, provide an evidence based expert, consensus opinion from the team and develop an individualized plan of care specific to each patient's diagnosis.

Breast Health Outreach Program

The Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) is a unique program providing essential breast health services in a 21-county East Tennessee region. Free customized classes focus on the risks of breast cancer and the benefits of early detection through breast self awareness, clinical breast exams and mammograms. Classes are offered on nights, weekends or anytime that is convenient for participants. BHOP also provides access to digital mammograms on the UT Medical Center’s state-of-the-art mobile mammography unit. Providing screenings where women live, work and worship removes barriers such as time off from work, childcare and transportation issues that often prevent women from being screened.