Breast Health Center

Expert care for diseases of the breast

Founded in 1978, the Breast Health Center at Tufts Medical Center provides comprehensive care for all aspects of breast health.

We were one of the first U.S. breast programs to bring together a team of care providers under one roof, offering patients the expertise of multiple specialists from across Tufts MC. This means that whether you're scheduling a breast cancer screening, seeking advice on cancer prevention or living with a cancer diagnosis, you always get the high-quality, individualized care you deserve.

Our team provides the full spectrum of diagnostic, therapeutic and educational services for all benign and malignant breast conditions, including:

  • Invasive breast cancer
  • Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)
  • Inflammatory breast cancer
  • Phyllodes tumors
  • Locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer
  • Recurrent cancer of the breast, chest wall or other localized areas
  • Elevated breast cancer risk and risk reduction
  • Benign disorders of the breast
  • Hereditary breast cancer risk



Your care team will work with you to develop a plan based on your health history, lifestyle and cancer type. Breast cancer care plans usually include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy or a combination of therapies. There are also more-personalized, targeted treatments that are under development or in clinical trial. Oncoplastics is a new technique that Dr. Chatterjee and about 20 other physicians in the country are able to perform. Learn how one surgery can be better than two > 


A breast cancer diagnosis usually brings out feelings of fear, depression, anxiety and more. An experienced nurse navigator from our care team will help you navigate treatment and provide meaningful support for you and your loved ones. Learn about the support services we offer >