Breast cancer

Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer can cause anxiety and fear of the unknown. Let the experts at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center in Madison, Wisconsin, the state's only comprehensive cancer center, help you understand your diagnosis and breast cancer treatment options.

If you are under 40 and diagnosed with breast cancer, watch a video to learn more about your unique health care considerations.

  • At UW Health, we have resources to support you and your family throughout your cancer treatment journey; learn more about patient resources at UW Health, in the community and online

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Watch a video about our overall approach to care.

Learn more about preparing for your first appointment with the UW Health Breast Center.

Looking for a Breast Cancer Second Opinion?

Many women newly diagnosed with breast cancer want to get breast cancer treatment right away. They feel a strong sense of urgency and jump into the first breast cancer treatment their doctor recommends. However, in most cases, there is time to do some valuable research to understand your cancer and therapy options.

From Our Providers: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

Getting the right breast cancer treatment is important. Having other breast cancer specialists review your medical records and test results can help you make the best decisions. Learn more about getting a second opinion.