Detecting breast cancer early
Our Women's Health & Imaging Center offers the most advanced imaging technology to identify and detect breast cancers early, including digital mammography, tomosynthesis (3D mammography), breast MRI and minimally invasive image-guided breast biopsies. TriStar Centennial has the first and only tomosynthesis system in Middle Tennessee and Tennessee's first 3D stereotactic prone biopsy system.
To schedule your mammogram screening, call us at (615) 695-7230.
Dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Our team of experts includes experienced and highly trained medical oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, radiologists, nurse navigators, and imaging technologists who work together to provide comprehensive, patient-centered breast care.
Our team becomes your partner through each stage of your journey. We offer you a dedicated breast health navigator who will help you overcome barriers and coordinate care with the entire health care team. She will guide and support you and your family through the many challenges of breast cancer and provide resources to meet your physical, emotional and spiritual needs with compassion.
TriStar Centennial is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiation for achieving high practice standards in image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures and quality assurance programs.
Breast health navigator
A breast health navigator is a healthcare professional trained in breast cancer care, who guides and supports patients and their families through the many challenges of breast cancer. The navigator is dedicated to bringing together all multidisciplinary team members involved in a patient's care.
The breast health navigator will provide assistance with:
- Understanding diagnosis and available treatment options
- Understanding what resources are available and how to access them
- Overcoming barriers and coordinating care with the entire healthcare team
- Understanding your medications
- Connecting patients with outside resource centers, such as the American Cancer Society, The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation, YMCA ABC program, Susan G. Komen and Gilda's Club, for group support and breast cancer-related products
- Providing educational materials
- Improving communication between the healthcare team and hosting multidisciplinary breast cancer conferences to assure personalized breast cancer treatment for each patient
- Offering patients the opportunity to participate in clinical trials