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Breast Center

Breast Cancer Care That Changes Lives

Rochester Regional Health's Breast Center provides compassionate and innovative breast cancer diagnosis and treatment close to home. During this year's Breast Cancer Awareness Month, don't forget to schedule your mammogram! Mammograms are the most effective way to detect breast cancer in its earliest form, making treatments more successful and increasing survival rates. Rochester Regional Health's Breast Center partners with our radiology department to provide safe, effective, and accurate mammograms.
Call (585) 922-9729 to Schedule Your Mammogram

Treatment Options

A breast cancer diagnosis can be a scary moment in you or your loved one’s life. Our expert team offers a variety of breast cancer treatment options to best meet your needs.

  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)

    IORT is a leading-edge technology that uses low energy, high-dosage radiation to target the site of the tumor. IORT ensures surrounding tissue remains safe and free of radiation, and it does not require additional treatments.

    Learn more about our Intraoperative Radiation Therapy services
  • Radiation Oncology

    Radiation oncology uses high energy x-rays to stop cancer cells from growing. Our radiation oncologists use the latest image-guided techniques to localize and target the radiation to conserve breast tissue.

    Learn more about Radiation Oncology
  • Diagnostic Imaging

    Our diagnostic imaging team at our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence provides the full range of women’s imaging services, like traditional digital mammography and 3D mammography, to breast ultrasound, 3D automated breast ultrasound, MRIs, and biopsies of the breast.

    Learn more about our Diagnostic Imaging services
  • Genetic Counseling

    You may have a gene that places you at high risk for breast cancer. Our team of genetic counselors explores whether you or your family members are at high risk and recommend additional screening measures if necessary.

    Learn more about our Cancer Genetics Program
  • Medical Therapy

    Medical therapy for breast cancer may include a range of treatment options like chemotherapy, hormone therapy, or targeted biologic therapies.

  • Pathology and Cytology

    Our nationally-recognized team is ready to identify your breast biopsy accurately and quickly so you can make the best decision for you and your family.

    Learn more about our Pathology services


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(585) 922-4715


National Recognition 

  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

    Rochester General Hospital is recognized as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The designation signifies that Rochester General Hospital’s Breast Imaging Center provides services at the highest standards of the radiology profession.

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    National Quality Measures

    Rochester Regional Health’s Breast Center is the first center in New York to be a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence by the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers.

Hear From Our Patients

Whenever I hear someone say they have cancer, I ask if they went to Lipson. The doctors there are the best. The best. I will be grateful to them for the rest of my life. And I'm going to have a long life.

- Shannon Brean, Rochester Regional Health patient, breast cancer survivor
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    Kathleen’s Journey

    Kathleen Cook will never forget the shock and fear when she heard the words “you have breast cancer.” But the mother-of-two faced cancer head-on, and survived.

    Watch Kathleen’s Story
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    Shannon’s Story

    New mother Shannon Brean wasn't going to let a breast cancer diagnosis prevent her from watching her seeing her six-month-old baby boy grow up.

    Watch Shannon’s story
Dr. Burke with a patient at Rochester Regional Health.

Providers Who Care

Led by nationally recognized breast surgeon and the Director of Rochester Regional Health's Breast Center, Dr. Lori Medeiros, our providers help you and your family through every step of your breast cancer journey.
Meet Our Team


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Breast Cancer Care Close to Home

Our breast centers are conveniently located throughout Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes region, so exceptional breast cancer care is never far from home.
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