Breast Health at Bronson Battle Creek Hospital - Bronson Healthcare
Prevention and early detection are important to breast health. That's why we provide you with access to the most up-to-date information and technology.

Why Choose Bronson Battle Creek for Breast Health?

  • Accredited by the National Association Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) requiring compliance with NAPBC Standards to ensure quality care
  • Our Breast Imaging Center of Excellence which recognizes our high standards for breast imaging and diagnostic services
  • nurse navigator who coordinates your care at The Cancer Care Center and acts as a single point of contact to your medical team and community resources
  • A surgeon who specializes in breast surgery
  • Advanced therapies and technologies, including digital mammography, breast MRI, ultrasound and breast biopsies
  • Specially trained radiologists to read mammograms
  • Consumers in Calhoun County prefer Bronson Battle Creek for breast health (Consumer Perception Study 2013, 2012)
  • Same-day results sent to your doctor for diagnostic mammography
  • Screening mammography results available to your doctor within 24 hours
  • Complete mammography services at the Mary Coleman Women's Center
  • Full range of care, from prevention to detection and treatment at our Cancer Care Center

Breast Conditions We Treat

We treat a variety of breast conditions, including:

  • Benign breast tumors and lumps
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast infections and inflammations
  • Breast pain (mastalgia)
  • Fibrocystic breast changes
  • Nipple problems and discharge

Breast Health Services & Treatments

We offer a wide range of breast health services, including:

  • Breast MRI
  • Breast surgery, including mastectomy, lumpectomy, breast sparing surgery and breast reconstruction
  • Breast ultrasound with 3D capabilities
  • Computer-aided detection system for mammograms
  • Digital mammography (screening and diagnostic)
  • Five-day targeted radiation therapy for breast cancer
  • Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity modulation radiation therapy (3D-CRT)
  • Oncology nurse navigator
  • Stereotactic breast biopsy
  • Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy


  • Women age 18+ should perform a monthly breast self-exam
  • Women age 20-40 should get a clinical breast exam every three years
  • Women age 40+ should get a clinical breast exam each year and a mammogram each year

Our Breast Health Team

Our breast health experts include specialists from different areas who work together to provide you with the best possible care. Our team includes a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery, board-certified radiologists, medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists and nurse navigators.

To Schedule an Appointment at a Bronson Location

  • Battle Creek: Central Scheduling (269) 245-8666
  • Kalamazoo and Paw Paw area: Central Scheduling (269) 341-8700 or (888) 741-6415

For More Information About Breast Health

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