Saint Luke’s Hospital Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer has a singular goal: improving the outcomes and quality of life for women with advanced (metastatic) breast cancer. We believe in more than just treating cancer—our team is dedicated to caring for the whole woman.

The Koontz Center difference

Our dual approach to care includes personalized treatments that uses advanced genomics and immunotherapy. The Koontz Center is the only program in the region to offer this type of comprehensive care to women with advanced breast cancer. While receiving the latest leading-edge cancer treatment from our experienced oncologists, women also benefit from services such as:

  • Emotional support and support groups
  • Exercise physiology, massage, and yoga
  • Nutrition planning
  • Palliative care
  • Spiritual counseling

During your first consultation, you’ll meet with our full team of metastatic breast cancer experts. At the end of the day, you’ll receive a customized treatment plan that will incorporate the recommendations of the entire care team. 

Access to the latest clinical trials

Saint Luke’s has access to leading-edge clinical trials, including National Cancer Institute and industry trials through our clinical trials agreement with the internationally recognized Washington University School of Medicine. 

Schedule your consultation online or call 844-522-2201.

Precision Genomics

The Saint Luke’s Center for Precision Oncology uses advanced genomic sequencing to identify the specific genomic anomaly causing your cancer. Our team of specialists can identify a medication proven to treat your specific mutation, even if it is a drug typically used with a different type of cancer. 

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Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer

4321 Washington St Ste 4100
Kansas City, MO 64111 

Phone: 844-522-2201

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