University of Colorado Health is dedicated to helping women of all ages take charge of their breast health through prevention and early detection of breast cancer and other conditions. Our specialists throughout the Rocky Mountain region offer state-of-the-art breast cancer imaging and testing services, comprehensive and compassionate care and ongoing breast health education.
Nationally Recognized Breast Care Centers
At UCHealth, you have access to renowned breast experts and leading-edge cancer diagnosis and treatment facilities, including:
Wherever you receive care, count on a dedicated team of specialists—including breast imaging radiologists, medical and radiation oncologists, breast surgeons, pathologists, geneticists and nurse navigators—all working closely together to design and deliver the best treatment plan for you.
Importance of Regualr Breast Exams
Routine breast cancer screenings are important for early detection. They include:
- Monthly self-breast exams
- Yearly breast exam by usually done at an annual gynecologic exam
- Yearly mammogram for women age 40 and older or younger women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer
- Other screenings that may be recommended for women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer
At UCHealth, you can schedule your breast examination with whomever you feel most comfortable—a doctor, nurse practitioner or certified nurse midwife. All of our breast health specialists provide the sensitive, confidential and high-quality care you expect and deserve.