Breast Consultation Program

FOR A REFERRAL TO A BREAST ONCOLOGIST OR SURGEON, CALL 888.MD.RWJUH.

Providing a well-coordinated, expert approach to the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, patient care is coordinated by a breast health navigator who is a certified oncology nurse and a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team of fellowship-trained physicians, including a breast surgeon, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist and pathologist. The program includes:

Breast Cancer Treatment

  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Collaboration among all healthcare providers
  • Consultation with physician specialists
  • Treatment of any cancer-related breast conditions
  • Comprehensive outpatient infusion therapies
  • Access to clinical trials
  • Radiation oncology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Palliative care and pain management

Integrated Services

  • Nutrition counseling
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy
  • Cancer rehabilitation and physical therapy
  • Integrative therapies such as Reiki
  • Social work and support groups
  • Genetic testing and counseling

RWJ and Rutgers Team Up for Cancer Care

The cancer center at RWJ Hamilton integrates a medical practice staffed by regarded oncology specialists from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, with outpatient treatment and support services. Built beyond the walls of the hospital to provide added convenience and comfort to our patients, the center is a modern 18,500 square-foot building housing all of the services needed to care for someone with cancer.

Nationally Recognized Breast Program

RWJ Hamilton's breast program has been granted a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), administered by the American College of Surgeons. Centers accredited by the NAPBC undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

High Risk Breast Clinic
The Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton offers a comprehensive program for patients who are at increased risk for developing breast cancer. We offer a variety of services for the prevention and early detection of breast cancer in high-risk patients, including:

  • Hereditary cancer risk assessment
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Increase screening such as diagnostic mammograms or MRI examinations.
  • Referrals to specialists and genetic testing services
  • Breast cancer chemoprevention

The High Risk Breast Clinic offers women at high-risk for breast cancer a way to proactively monitor and manage their health with world-class cancer specialists, close to home.
For more information about the High Risk Breast Clinic at The Cancer Center at RWJUH Hamilton or to schedule a consultation, call 844-CANCERNJ (844-226-2376).

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