Auckland Breast Centre
Auckland Breast Centre a top level facility born of a vision by our specialist group to combine their expertise with state-of-the-art equipment to provide a premium service in a sensitive and caring manner.
We offer not only digital imaging, but a comprehensive ‘one stop shop’ for all breast conditions. This includes a multidisciplinary team providing:
- 3D Breast Tomosynthesis
- Screening and diagnostic digital mammography
- Interventional biopsy service
- Breast MRI
- Sentinel lymph node mapping
- Advice on benign breast conditions and lactation problems
- Comprehensive breast cancer management
- Specialist oncoplastic breast surgeons
- Specialist plastic surgeons
- Regular multidisciplinary meetings to discuss optimum patient management
- Lymphoedema specialist and garment fitting
- Family history assessment
We welcome you to ABC and look forward to providing the highest quality & tailored care.
|Mon – Thu||8:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Fri||8:00 AM – 4:30 PM|
Self-referral and GP referrals accepted.
Self referrers can connect with us using our online referral form.
Procedures / Treatments
Mammography is radiography or x-ray of the breast. Click here to read more. More
3D Breast Tomosynthesis
Three-dimensional (3D) mammography, also known as breast tomosynthesis, is a type of digital mammography in which x-ray machines are used to take pictures of thin slices of the breast from different angles and computer software is used to reconstruct an image.… More
For most patients a mammogram is sufficient to examine the breast tissue, however an ultrasound examination may be needed to examine particularly dense breast tissue or give more information of an area identified on a mammogram.… More
Ultrasound Guided Biopsy
Also known as ultrasound biopsy or ultrasound-guided injection, ultrasound-guided breast biopsy is an accurate way to take samples of tissue from within the breast that are visible on ultrasound but may not be able to be felt by you or your doctor.… More
A radiologist places a very fine wire marker into the breast to localise (or mark) a specific area of the breast that was identified as needing further investigation on your mammogram.… More
Partial mastectomy (sometimes called lumpectomy) is a breast-conserving operation in which the surgeon removes the tumour together with some of the healthy breast tissue surrounding it.… More
A mastectomy is an operation that removes the entire breast, and is the treatment of choice for larger tumours or multiple tumours.… More
Lymph Node Surgery
Breast cancer surgery is always accompanied by an examination of one or more of the lymph nodes in the armpit, sometimes referred to as the axilla.… More
With a rise in the need for breast cancer surgery, the frequency of breast reconstructive surgery has also increased.… More
Breast reduction is usually performed to improve the physical and/or psychological symptoms associated with enlarged breasts, and is carried out after the breasts are fully developed, usually when a woman has reached the age of 18.… More
Breast augmentation is a procedure to enhance the size and shape of a woman’s breasts.… More
Mastopexy is an operation that improves the shape and position of the breast on the chest wall.… More
MRI combines the use of a very strong magnet, radio waves and a computer system to provide detailed images of internal structures and soft tissue structures.… More
We are located opposite North Shore Hospital, on the first floor.
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This page was last updated at 11:02AM on November 11, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Auckland Breast Centre.