Azienda Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona
- 287 New breast cancer cases treated per year
- 22 Breast multidisciplinarity team members
Clinical Director: Daniele Generali, D.Phil, MD
The Unit of Breast Disease of Azienda Istituti Ospitalieri di Cremona is made up of the Senology Unit (Level 1) and the Breast Cancer Unit (level 4).
The Senology Unit is dedicated to breast screening and diagnosis. More then 8000 people are screened every year.
The invasive breast cancer ratio/per year is more than 250 new cases, 50 DCIS, 200 benign breast diseases, 30 metastatic new cases per year.
The Senology Unit provides: 1) Help desk for booking mammography and clinical visits; 2) Two rooms dedicated to senological and clinical visit; 3) One room dedicated to genetic counseling for people with BRCA 1 and 2 mutations, for people with familiarity or for risk assessment. An expert team (Oncologist and Geneticist) is in charge of this aspect; 4) Thanks to the collaboration with the Radiology Department, the Senology Unit offers mammography, breast ultrasounds and FNA daily; 5) It provides a core team (radiologist and surgeons) dedicated to the Mammotone procedure.
The Breast Cancer Unit is made up of the Breast Surgical Unit and the Breast Oncology Unit.