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Center for Breast Health

We provide advanced breast cancer screening services at a variety of MetroHealth locations. We also offer walk-in mammography at our Broadway location on select weekday evenings.

To schedule a clinical breast exam or a mammogram, call 216-957-BRST (2778).

Center for Breast Health

We provide advanced breast cancer screening services at a variety of MetroHealth locations. We also offer walk-in mammography at our Broadway location on select weekday evenings.

To schedule a clinical breast exam or a mammogram, call 216-957-BRST (2778).

Center for Breast Health

At MetroHealth, we offer advanced screening tools, and our multidisciplinary team has the innovation and expertise to fight breast cancer as effectively as possible. We're here to support every woman. Our community programs offer free screening, education and support for uninsured or underinsured women. 

Advanced Breast Cancer Screening Options

MetroHealth is designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology's Commission on Quality and Safety and the Commission on Breast Imaging, and offers screenings in five convenient locations. Our advanced technology is designed to detect breast cancer as early as possible:

  • 3-D mammography (tomosynthesis)
  • diagnostic ultrasounds
  • automated breast ultrasounds (ABUS)
  • MRIs

If your screening is abnormal, we use the most innovative tools to find out exactly what's going on, including stereotactic core biopsy and ultrasound- and MRI-guided core biopsy. For example, if your tumor is tiny, we use radiofrequency seed placement to make the it easier for your surgeon to find during your biopsy.

Recognizing Breast Cancer Symptoms

The best way to catch breast cancer early is through a mammogram. A mammogram can catch abnormal tissue you might not be able to see or feel, and it might spot tumors that aren't big enough to cause you pain.

Still, watching for signs of breast cancer is important so that you can get help if you need it. You should perform a monthly breast self-exam to feel for lumps or bumps. You should also watch for other symptoms, including:

  • Swelling of all or part of the breast
  • Irritated or dimpled skin
  • Breast or nipple pain
  • A nipple that’s turned inward
  • Redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin
  • Nipple discharge other than breast milk
  • A lump in the underarm area

Call your doctor if you find anything unusual. If you're not sure how to do a breast self-exam, ask your MetroHealth doctor. We'll help you understand how to perform these tests quickly and accurately. 

Community Breast Care

If you're uninsured or underinsured, our community outreach program can help you get the breast health care that you need. Our BREAST (Bringing Education, Advocacy and Support Together) Program offers:

  • Free mobile clinical breast exams in the community
  • Free mobile mammograms in the community and mammograms at MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Free or reduced-cost follow-up care at MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Free breast cancer education
  • Free patient navigation
  • Bilingual Breast Screenings and Health Fairs at community centers, churches and other locations in Cleveland

BREAST program services are available to low-income women over age 35 who live in Cuyahoga County and haven't had a mammogram in at least a year. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 216-778-8557. 

Mobile Mammography Close to Home

MetroHealth and Discount Drug Mart are making it easy for you to receive a preventative mammogram at MetroHealth’s Mobile 3D Mammography Coach at Discount Drug Mart locations around Northeast Ohio. 

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Our Doctors/Medical Providers

Ifeoma V. Aguanunu, MD

Ifeoma V. Aguanunu, MD

Radiology

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Christina C. Clemow, DO

Christina C. Clemow, DO

Radiology

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Rachna P. Dutta, MD

Rachna P. Dutta, MD

Radiology

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Natalie E. Joseph, MD

Natalie E. Joseph, MD

Division Director of Surgical Oncology

Surgery

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Locations

216-957-9959

3609 Park East Drive
Floors 1-3, 5 in North Building
Beachwood , OH 44122

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216-957-9000

9200 Treeworth Blvd.
Brecksville , OH 44141

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216-957-1500

6835 Broadway Avenue
Cleveland , Ohio 44105

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216-957-4000

2816 East 116th Street
Cleveland , Ohio 44120

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Breast Imaging Fellowship at MetroHealth GME
Graduate Medical Education

The MetroHealth Medical Center Breast Imaging Fellowship offers a one-year fellowship in breast imaging, with the option of a combined 6-month breast and 6-month body imaging fellowship or a 6-month breast only fellowship.

Learn more about training with us.