What makes us special?
At the Palmetto Health Breast Center, our dedication to improving women's health has earned us the status of Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, awarded by the American College of Radiology (ACR). We have achieved the ACR high standards for quality, personnel, and equipment.
The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers granted Palmetto Health Breast Center full accreditation, making it the first fully accredited breast center in the South Carolina. The program, administered by the American College of Surgeons, awarded the Breast Center a three-year, full accreditation in 2009 and re-accredited our center again in 2012. Accreditation by the program ensures that patients will have access to:
- Comprehensive care, including a full range of services
- Multidisciplinary team approach to coordinate the best treatment options
- Breast Cancer Conferences
- Nurse Navigators
- Information about ongoing clinical trials
- Quality breast care close to home
Call 296-8888 to schedule a mammogram; extended appointment hours are available to accommodate your schedule.
Walk for Life/Race for Life held on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, drew more than 8,800 walkers and runners to Finlay Park and surrounding streets in Columbia. The event raised more than $650,000, including in-kind donations for Palmetto Health Breast Center. Thank you to our sponsors, donors, team captains and participants for your record breaking support! Plan to join us for the next Walk for Life/Race for Life on Saturday, October 18, 2014.