University Hospital Waterford
Waterford City, Ireland
- 205 New breast cancer cases treated per year
- 13 Breast multidisciplinarity team members
Clinical Director: Carmel Ann Daly, FRCR
Waterford Symptomatic Breast Centre (1996) is one of the eight designated cancer centres of the HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP-2008). We provide cancer services to a population of approximately 520,000. It provides a high quality full service to women affected by breast cancer, benign breast disease and those seeking breast reconstruction . The breast cancer services include diagnostics(Mammography, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine), therapeutic & reconstructive surgery, Oncologic chemotherapy treatments and Radiotherapy consultations (facilitated off site therapy at UPMC Whitfield) and palliative care medicine supported by breast care nurses, radiographers and physiotherapists. We also have 4 Triple assessment clinics for urgent patients per week and perform multidisciplinary meetings weekly Total Number of Beds: 537.