Abramson Cancer Center breast cancer clinicians and researchers have led the way nationally for years in breast cancer care and research. By putting our experience to work we offer the best possible treatment outcomes.
Rena Rowan Damone an internationally recognized fashion designer and businesswoman, inspired the Rena Rowan Breast Center and continues to be an advocate for breast cancer awareness.
If diagnosed with breast cancer, or concerned about breast cancer, it's important to have the best team of experts.
Penn's Multidisciplinary Rena Rowan Breast Center has individuals nationally recognized for their expertise. They can provide the information, care and support to help each step of the way.
We offer the latest diagnostic and treatment advances for all types of breast cancer including:
For those concerned about their risk of breast cancer
Penn's Cancer Risk Evaluation Program is designed for those who want information about their personal risk for breast cancer.
Penn's Breast Cancer Research Program is one of the few programs of its kind approved and funded by the National Cancer Institute. Everyday our scientists conduct research that leads us closer to learning the causes of breast cancer and to developing new treatments.
The knowledge gained through our research allows us to better care for those with or at risk for breast cancer.
To learn about what sets us apart, visit:
Battling Cancer While Pregnant
Jeanie, an 8th grade Spanish teacher at Spring Ford Eighth Grade Center, and her husband Phil, a senior manager at Vanguard, absolutely love their jobs and had been happily married for 14 years.
After almost 12 years of trying to have children, they were thrilled to find out that Jeanie was pregnant. We couldn't believe it!" says Jeanie. "And then to find out we were having twins girls was the biggest blessing we could have asked for. My heart was melting."
But at only 15 weeks, fear and shock set in when Jeanie felt a lump in her breast and was diagnosed with stage II invasive breast cancer. "We are going to approach this head on. I just kept thinking about my girls, and how I wanted to get through this, and so I went to see the best," says Jeanie.
Watch our Women's Cancers Conference - Get information on the latest advances in cancer risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues.
Abramson Cancer Center on-demand videos
1. Preparing for Overnight Breast Surgery - Mastectomy, Axillary Node Dissection
2. Preparing for Breast Surgery - Lumpectomy, Needle Localization, Sentinel Node Biopsy