At Saint Luke’s Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic, you can conveniently meet with all specialists overseeing your care in one comprehensive, three-hour appointment. This means you won’t have the hassle of scheduling appointments with specialists at multiple offices.

Your treatment plan and care will be coordinated by a team of oncologists, surgeons, and survivorship nurses. As an integral part of this team, you will be included in all decisions.

Your team includes:

  • Breast nurse navigator, a specially trained registered nurse who serves as your resource and advocate
  • Breast radiologist, a fellowship-trained, board-certified expert in breast imaging, early detection, needle biopsy techniques, and diagnosis
  • Breast surgeon, a board-certified specialist in breast surgery, breast cancer prevention and early detection, biopsy techniques, and multidisciplinary treatment
  • Radiation oncologists, experts who can recommend radiation treatment options and explain how they’ll be integrated into your care plan
  • Medical oncologist, the cancer specialist who stages your cancer and oversees your care from diagnosis throughout treatment to ensure you have the best possible quality of life
  • Plastic surgeon, a board-certified surgeon who will consult with you if you require surgery to discuss reconstruction options
  • Genetic counselors, experts who use comprehensive risk assessments and genetic testing to help identify inherited cancers based on your personal and family histories as well as communicate with other at-risk family members
  • Pathologist, the area’s only fellowship-trained pathologist in breast cancer pathology who interprets your biopsy samples to diagnose tumor type, characteristics, and grade
  • Nutritionist, a registered dietitian who provides free one-on-one counseling during treatment as well as leads the free Nutrition for Cancer Survivorship Class for patients who’ve completed treatment
  • Physical therapists, a specialist who will help you maintain your highest level of function and independence
  • Social workers specializing in serving patients with cancer who can assess your social, emotional, and financial needs while recommending resources to support you throughout treatment and recovery
  • Behavioral health practitioner, a licensed psychologist who can help you and your family and caregivers cope with a cancer diagnosis


Saint Luke’s Multidisciplinary Breast Clinic
Medical Plaza III
4321 Washington Street, Suite 4000
Kansas City, MO 64111




May. 30, 2018

Local mom shares story of breast cancer battle while pregnant

A local mother found a lump in her breast during a self exam and took action. Hear about her journey of breast cancer while pregnant with her second child and how cancer specialists at Saint Luke's helped her through her treatment.