Breast cancer ranges from early/noninvasive to more aggressive types that can spread to other parts of the body. Typically found in women, breast cancer can also affect men, although at much lower rates.
Team-based treatment at UCHealth
At University of Colorado Health, the same caring team of doctors and support professionals from many fields—including our elite, Magnet-designated nursing staff—work together to develop the best plan of care for you, and they stay with you from your initial appointment through treatment and aftercare.
At our breast cancer care facilities in Fort Collins, metro Denver and Colorado Springs, you receive doctor-managed care that emphasizes wellness and healing for you as a whole person.
Our UCHealth complementary and integrative medicine specialists incorporate options such as massage therapy, acupuncture, and exercise consultation into your treatment.
In addition, our special breast cancer nurse navigator helps guide you through the entire process. Your expert medical team members may include:
- Hereditary cancer specialists
- Medical oncologists
- Radiation oncologists
- Surgical oncologists
- Plastic and reconstructive surgeons
- Nurse practitioners (NPs)
- Nurses or Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Behavioral health professionals
- Genetic counselors
- Social workers
- Mammography technologists
- Physical therapists
- Medical assistants
- Care team assistants
- Integrative medicine and complementary care therapists
Explore UCHealth breast health services, including digital screening mammography.
Learn more about breast cancer in our online health library.
University of Colorado Health conducts hundreds of clinical trials of new cancer treatments or drugs through the University of Colorado Cancer Center (CU Cancer Center).