Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Clinic
The Porter Breast Center at Porter Adventist Hospital features a multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic that integrates a team of cancer experts and medical specialists to give patients the most comprehensive set of treatment options available.
Led by renowned surgical oncologist Dr. Colleen Murphy, Porter Breast Center's multidiciplinary breast cancer clinic is a nationally accredited breast cancer treatment program that combines patient comfort and care with clinical expertise and experience – a rare combination that makes Porter Adventist Hospital a destination treatment center for breast cancer patients throughout Colorado.
Streamlined Cancer Care Putting Patients First
The multidisciplinary breast clinic is designed to help patients understand and begin cancer treatment quickly. Where it can take up to eight weeks for a patient to complete an initial round of appointments, Colorado Breast Surgery and the Porter Breast Center bring together an entire team of cancer experts in a single day to create a fully customized treatment plan tailored to a woman's clinical needs, personal concerns and lifestyle.
Eight Weeks of Planning in a Single Day
Patients meet with the nurse navigator, oncology nurse, physical therapist, genetic counselor, and others to familiarize them with the support team
The oncology team holds a conference meeting to review a patient's diagnoses and potential treatment options
Patients meet with the physicians, including the surgical oncologist, medical oncologist, radiation oncologist as well as other specialists