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Who We Are

About the Cedars Breast Clinic

The Cedars Breast Clinic of the MUHC is a major regional and supra-regional referral centre for patients diagnosed with breast disease. Close to 25,000 women pass through the doors of the Cedars Breast Clinic annually. As a university health centre, it participates in the critical multi-centric clinical research trials that shape the future of breast cancer care. It delivers state-of-the-art treatments to patients and educates future health care professionals.

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  • 8 breast surgeons
  • 5 specialized breast radiologists
  • 3 mammography units (soon to be replaced by 2 digital mammography units)
  • 3 state-of-the-ultrasound units with biopsy capability
  • MRI with MRI-guided biopsy capacity
  • psycho-oncologist specializing in the care of breast cancer patients
  • 3 nurse-clinicians who will follow your care from diagnosis through to followup
  • kinesiologist specializing in the care of lymphedema (the only unit in Quebec that provides this service free-of-charge)
  • certified art therapist
  • certified yoga therapist
  • free one-year membership to CURVES for our breast cancer patients
  • access to Cedars CanSupport
  • available education tool: Breast Cancer Navigation Kit to facilitate the treatment journey
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