Breast cancer care at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan

We understand how scary and difficult a breast cancer diagnosis can be. At Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, our breast cancer specialists and support team will be by your side through the entire journey, from diagnosis to survivorship.

To learn more about cancer care at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, call (210) 757-2200.

As regional leaders in breast cancer care, we combine the latest cutting-edge treatments with compassionate and personalized care. Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is also part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare. With this partnership, our patients have access to the resources needed to provide complete cancer care close to home in San Antonio.

Breast conditions we treat

Our experienced breast cancer team is equipped to treat all types of breast cancer tumors. We can also help with related breast conditions, such as:

  • Benign lumps or masses
  • Breast calcifications
  • Breast pain
  • Dense breast screening
  • Pre-cancerous conditions or abnormal cells (atypical hyperplasia of the breast)

Breast cancer treatment and services

At Methodist Hospital Metropolitan, our goal is to create a personalized treatment plan that fits your needs and diagnosis. We offer a full range of therapies, including breast cancer surgery options such as:

  • Breast reconstruction
  • Lumpectomy or breast conserving surgery
  • Mastectomy, including nipple-sparing mastectomy

Our hospital also has a unique partnership with South Texas Radiology Centers (STRIC). This partnership allows you to access complete breast imaging services close to home at the Boutique Mammography Center Alamo Heights PLUS+ located off of Nacogdoches Road in Alamo Heights. The center has board-certified radiologists who provide:

  • 3D mammograms (also called 3D breast tomosynthesis)
  • Breast biopsies, including sono-guided breast biopsies and stereotactic breast biopsies
  • Breast cancer screening mammography
  • Bone density screenings
  • CT scans
  • Diagnostic mammography
  • MRIs
  • Ultrasounds
  • X-rays
The best treatment for breast cancer is preventative care. To schedule your annual mammogram, call (210) 617-9920 today or schedule online today.

Patient Navigation

Navigating a cancer diagnosis can be intimidating. Thanks to our partnership with Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Institute of HCA Healthcare, we provide compassionate breast cancer care nurse navigators to support you during your cancer journey. As your advocate, your breast cancer nurse navigator can help:

  • Connect you to community resources and show you how to access them
  • Explain your diagnosis and the available treatment options
  • Improve communication between your care team and promote your personal needs during treatment decisions
  • Provide educational materials

Nationally Accredited Breast Cancer Care

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers for our excellence in breast cancer treatment.

We have also received designation as a Quality Breast Center of Excellence, the highest certification level from the National Quality Measures of Breast Centers (NQMBC).

Pink Warriors breast cancer support group

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is home to the Pink Warriors Breast Cancer Support Group, a community of breast cancer patients and their caregivers. Pink Warriors provides emotional and social services to help support and encourage you throughout your cancer journey.

For more information about the support group, call (210) 757-2546.

A survivor’s perspective

Visiting the oncology unit at Methodist Hospital Metropolitan

The oncology unit is located on the seventh floor of Methodist Hospital Metropolitan.

Methodist Hospital Metropolitan is situated in the center of downtown San Antonio off of McCullough Ave. We offer a parking lot, parking garage and valet parking.

Breast cancer at Methodist Healthcare

Breast cancer is most common in women, but can also affect men. Often, breast cancer is detected through a lump in the breast or a noticeable change in the size, shape or skin of a breast. Mammograms are crucial for diagnosis and early detection of breast cancer.

Learn about Breast cancer