Breast Cancer Breast A lump that feels like a hard knot or a thickening in the breast or under the arm Change in the size or shape of the breast Sudden nipple discharge Physical changes, such as a nipple turned inward or a sore in the nipple area Skin irritation or changes, such as puckering, dimpling, scaliness or new creases Warm, red, swollen breasts, with or without a . Our cancer program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 in the country - and #1 in Illinois One of only 51 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the country Leading-edge treatments and compassionate care, fueled by life-changing research.
Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital provide care and support for breast cancer patients through the Breast Clinic. The Breast Risk Assessment Program at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital will assess your risk level, and provide counseling and services to manage your breast health. Our goal is to keep you a step ahead of breast cancer through prevention and early detection.
The Bluhm Family Breast Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Program offers comprehensive risk assessment and risk management for women concerned about breast cancer. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals, utilizing the resources of the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.