Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is recognized worldwide for our expertise in diagnosing and treating breast cancer, which means you’ll get the best care possible. Our vast experience has allowed us to develop and refine all aspects of care for women with breast cancer.
More than 80 breast cancer physicians collaborate with nurses and other healthcare professionals specialized in breast cancer to provide you with the most advanced and compassionate care. As our patient, you have access to gynecology services as well as to a full array of other medical subspecialties.
Nurses play an important role in caring for patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering and are often the members of the treatment team with whom you will have the most contact. Your nurses bring extraordinary knowledge, experience, and expertise to your care because they specialize in helping people with your particular type of cancer. Your nurses will help you through your experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering whether you are being treated in the hospital or as an outpatient.
Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering collaborate with doctors and other members of your patient care team to develop a treatment plan that is right for you. The nurses on your team provide a range of services — administering therapies, monitoring your treatment and watching out for side effects, educating you and your family about what to expect during treatment, and offering emotional support. Nurses also help coordinate your appointments, communicate important information to various members of your patient care team, and keep track of other details related to your treatment. Nurses at Memorial Sloan Kettering maintain a patient-centered focus, placing your needs and preferences first.