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SJMC Winter 2014

Carol Milgard Breast Center

The Carol Milgard Breast Center, located in Tacoma, is a partnership between Franciscan Health System, MultiCare Health System and TRA Medical Imaging serving the greater Tacoma area and surrounding communities providing a full suite of digital screening and diagnostic breast care services as well as bone density exams and outreach programs for community education and support.

The Carol Milgard Breast Center is named to honor the spirit of a woman who was a long-time Tacoma resident, philanthropist, and 30-year survivor of breast cancer.

Patient care is our priority

The Carol Milgard Breast Center is the first in Pierce County to offer 3D mammography (tomosynthesis or tomo) to patients. The revolutionary screening and diagnostic breast imaging tool improves early detection of breast cancer.

  • digital and screening mammography, including 3D mammography
  • breast ultrasound
  • breast MRI (magnetic resonance imaging)
  • breast biopsy (including stereotactic, ultrasound-guided and MRI-guided biopsy)
  • bone density services

Have you had your mammogram? Schedule an appointment today at 253-759-2622 or 1-866-758-2622.

Carol Milgard Breast Center
4525 S. 19th Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
253-759-2622 or 1-866-758-2622 (toll-free)

Hours

Monday–Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Compassionate, respectful atmosphere that welcomes all women regardless of socioeconomic status, the center, with its singular focus on breast screening and diagnosis, utilizes board-certified radiology physicians.

Franciscan offers the most comprehensive breast health services in the South Puget Sound at a number of facilities, including the Franciscan Breast Center at St. Francis Hospital (previously Women’s Health and Breast Center at St. Francis Hospital) in Federal Way, an American College of Radiology accredited Breast Center of Excellence. Learn about other Women’s Care Services offered throughout Franciscan Health System.

Cancer Care

For women and men undergoing breast cancer treatment or treatment for other breast-related issues, Franciscan’s full team of providers works with each patient on an individualized and complete care plan. Key services include screening and diagnostics as well as surgery, oncology radiation and chemotherapy. Franciscan cancer navigators are available to assist cancer patients through their care and ongoing referrals and resources are provided for physical therapy, counseling, and education and support groups. Visit the Franciscan Cancer Center for more information.