When facing a breast cancer diagnosis, you want the best team of breast cancer specialists by your side. At Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, we have medical, surgical and radiation oncologists and care teams that specialize in all types of breast cancer, including the very rare.
Your team of breast cancer specialists are focused on curing breast cancer, with research and the latest treatment options, supporting the patient and their loved ones through the cancer journey both physically and mentally, and transitioning breast cancer patients to survivorship and life beyond cancer treatment.
Our enhanced approach to patient-centered care demonstrates our commitment to patients ensuring they are at the center of the care we provide from their first appointment.
Our patient-focused model of care streamlines appointment access, offers consolidated multidisciplinary new patient visits and navigation support, provides a personalized treatment plan and connects patients to support services.
Why Choose Wake Forest Baptist
We Are an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
At National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers like Wake Forest Baptist’s, your team will consist of breast cancer specialists whose level of expertise can only be found at select cancer centers in the country. Our breast cancer specialists have years of experience treating many different types of breast cancer, including rare forms. Patients can improve long-term cancer survival rates by up to 25% when treated at an NCI designated cancer center.
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
Your first breast cancer visit will bring together a multi-disciplinary team of breast cancer specialists and care team members that our provisional case review determined will be involved in your breast cancer treatment and services.
Your Team Meets Weekly to Discuss Your Care
Our breast cancer teams meet each week to discuss and review our patients’ care and treatment plans, bringing breast cancer expertise from across treatment modalities; surgical, medical and radiation oncologists. The status of your care is reviewed to ensure we make the most appropriate treatment recommendations for each individual patient.