Why Choose Ochsner for Breast Cancer Care?
One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. If you’re one of them, you need to find out for yourself why women in the Gulf South choose Ochsner as their fighting partner. Our team offers an advanced approach to the diagnosis, treatment and management of breast cancer. Here at Ochsner, early detection and treatment options are leading to more positive outcomes every day.
The Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center
Ochsner Medical Center is home to the Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center, the only facility in the region to meet all 27 guidelines for full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. One of the top breast cancer hospitals in America is right here, saving the lives of our mothers, sisters and other women we love in the Gulf South Region.
We offer a wide variety of services to treat breast cancer symptoms ranging from diagnostic studies to post-operative manual lymphedema drainage. Breast prosthesis fitting programs, high-risk breast and ovarian cancer genetics clinics and support programs are also available.
Putting the Team Approach to Work For Our Breast Cancer Patients
To us, patients aren’t just cases, they’re people. At Ochsner, you’ll have a dedicated nurse navigator and a team of experts beside you every step of the way. Our multidisciplinary breast cancer treatment team includes surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, reconstructive surgeons, and an array of support and rehabilitation experts to coordinate your treatment efficiently throughout your journey. Learn more about our team approach.
Our Clinical Cancer Research Program at Ochsner supports clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute as well as Pharmaceutical sponsored trials to offer patients the latest in prevention and new drug treatments. Click here to learn more.
Schedule an Appointment
Referring physicians can call Clinic Concierge at 1-855-312-4190 or place orders electronically using Ochsner Provider Connect. To request access to Ochsner Provider Connect, email ExternalAccess@ochsner.org or submit a New Account Request on the Ochsner Provider Connect login screen.
If you’re not sure about diagnosis or procedure, we encourage you to come in for second opinion from an Ochsner physician. We’re here to help.