UOC

Breast Surgery

The UOC of Breast Surgery represents excellence in the treatment of breast cancer and is an integral part of the Breast Unit

Our Breast Center gathers the skills of all the specialists involved in the work of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of women affected by this pathology (breast surgeon, plastic surgeon, pathologist, radiologist, oncologist, radiotherapist, gynecologist, psychologist, medical geneticist, biologist, physiotherapist, case manager) and offers an integrated path capable of providing personalized therapies in accordance with constantly updated guidelines.

The strength is the complete taking charge of the patient. Quality, humanisation of care, innovation and research are the pillars on which our Breast Unit is based.

Our Senology Centre also has a Senological Surgery department with dedicated beds. 

Description of the structure

The activity of the UOC is divided into outpatient activity, clinical-care activity and surgical activity which currently takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays from  08.00 to 20.00

Sportello Rosa

Every Friday, from 8.00 to 11.30, without reservation, women and men with breast symptoms (nodules, secretions, skin changes) can go directly to the Hospital (at the Acceptance, on the ground floor) with a prescription from the general practitioner for "breast surgery with priority B" and access the control at the Senology Clinic. 

If necessary, instrumental investigations will be carried out: mammography, ultrasound  with possible biopsy.
During the morning, a maximum of 11 visits will be accepted. 

Main conditions treated

Oncological pathology and benign breast pathology

Services provided

  • Breast examination 
  • Onco-reconstructive visit
  • Treatment of breast cancer with conservative, oncoplastic and reconstructive surgical techniques 
  • Conservative mastectomies with immediate reconstruction with prostheses or autologous tissues (flaps/lipofilling)
  • Radioguided surgery of the armpit
  • Outpatient clinic for follow-up

Scientific research activities

We participated in the following studies:

  • Anti-tumor immunity to patient-derived breast cancer cells by vaccination with interferon-alpha-conditioned dendritic cells (IFN-DC)
  • "Operation Phalco". Physical Activity for Oncology Adapted Physical Activity for Breast Cancer survivors: the importance of multidisciplinary approach

A project of dermopigmentation of the nipple areola complex after mastectomy is underway aimed at evaluating the improvement of the quality of life of the women treated. A multidisciplinary group is being set up, including  gynaecologists, obstetricians and neonatologists, to treat patients who develop breast cancer during pregnancy

Teaching activities

The senology centre welcomes students from the Gemelli Unità Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Polyclinic. Multidisciplinary meetings are held weekly with pre- and post-operative discussion of all patients who access the breast cancer center with a diagnosis of breast cancer


Location

Breast Surgery Outpatient Clinic: Ground floor Staircase A
Hospital stay: Third floor Staircase C

Contacts

Reservations for urgent cases 066837562
CUP 0668136911

Days and Hours of Access
  • Senology Clinic:
    Tue 08.00 13.30 | 14.00 – 18.00
    Thu – Fri  08.00 – 13.30
  • Onco-reconstructive Surgery Clinic: Thu 8.00 – 13.00
  • Hours of inpatient visits: every day from 17.30 to 18.30
  • Sportello rosa: every Friday from 08.00 – 11.30 whitout reservation

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    The Gemelli Isola Tiberina Hospital team is composed of a group of highly qualified and passionate experts, who work together to provide high quality care and innovative solutions. It is made up of doctors, surgeons, nurses and many other healthcare professionals specialised in a wide range of medical disciplines
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