Why Choose Us
If you have breast cancer, are at increased risk, or need screening, we can provide you with supportive, expert care. NewYork-Presbyterian is home to two cancer centers – the National Cancer Institute-designated Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine Meyer Cancer Center in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian. Our breast cancer specialists also offer comprehensive cancer services at our Westchester, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn, and Queens hospitals.
Our Breast Cancer Team
Our team of breast cancer doctors and specialists includes breast imaging radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and reconstructive surgeons. We also have genetic counselors, rehabilitation specialists, physical therapists, nutrition specialists, mental health and supportive care experts, and many other professionals who collaborate to customize your care and ensure you receive the best treatment.
Our Approach to Care
Your treatment starts with a precise diagnosis aided by the most advanced breast imaging and biopsy techniques. We offer a full range of breast cancer treatments—including surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted therapy, radiation therapy, and clinical trials of innovative investigational therapies—plus robust support to help you navigate your journey.
In collaboration with NewYork-Presbyterian, researchers from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine lead clinical trials for patients with all stages of breast cancer. These important studies offer access to investigational therapies that show promise for fighting your cancer. Our researchers scrutinize the intricacies of breast cancer development and progression, helping to identify which novel therapies might offer better outcomes for our patients. Your care team will let you know if you are eligible to enroll in a clinical trial, but the decision to participate is up to you.
Resources and support
Our Women at Risk Program is a research, education, and treatment program for women at high risk for developing breast cancer.
Awards & Recognition
NewYork-Presbyterian earns accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program of the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is given only to centers that voluntarily undergo a rigorous evaluation and ongoing review of their performance, and are committed to providing the highest level of multidisciplinary, quality breast care.
NewYork-Presbyterian earns designation as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center is designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute, an honor reserved for only 51 cancer programs in the nation.