Why Choose the Breast Health Program

Breast health program

An Entire Network, Focused on YOU

MedStar Georgetown is a part of the MedStar Breast Health Program offering a full range of sophisticated, proven and promising diagnostic and treatment options, as well as prevention, support rehabilitation and follow up services that support comprehensive treatment for breast disease.    

Using a collaborative approach, the MedStar Breast Health Program’s experienced team develops treatment plans for both cancerous and non-cancerous conditions based upon your unique diagnosis, overall condition and personal preference. In addition to our hospitals, the MedStar Breast Health Program offers geographically dispersed outpatient sites located throughout the region. 

What We Offer

During your visit, our highly-trained healthcare professionals - including nurses, social workers, psychologists and others - will be involved in your care. Genetic counseling and high-risk care are also available. 

To help you through the healing process, we offer a number of helpful services, during and after treatment, including: 

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Spiritual care
  • Support groups, such as Look Good...Feel Better, Reach to Recovery, Survivors Offering Support and more. 
  • Arts and humanities programs
  • Breast cancer rehabilitation, with physicians trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other rehabilitation professionals through the MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. 

3D Mammography

MedStar Georgetown is proud to offer Breast Tomosynthesis (3D Mammography) to all our patients, at no additional charge. We have upgraded all our equipment to Breast Tomosynthesis systems with the latest C-View software that reduces radiation exposure to patients.  3D Mammography helps detect cancers earlier and more effectively than traditional 2D digital mammography. Learn more.

 Awards and Recognitions

  • National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • NAPBC® National Accreditation Program for Breast Center
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
  • MedStar Georgetown Radiology is a CT, MRI, Ultrasound, PET, Nuclear Medicine and Mammography ACR Accredited Facility

View all of MedStar Georgetown's Awards and Recognitions

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with a breast health specialist, please call our scheduling line.


Our Specialists

Lauren Collins-Chase, MSN, NP-C 
Nurse Practitioner 
MedStar Georgetown University 

Joelle Tansey, MSN, NP-C 
Nurse Practitioner 
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital