Ms Meron PitcherDr Catherine Oakman
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Signs and symptoms
Breast lump or mass
Changes in breast shape or size
Nipple discharge that occurs without squeezing
Other nipple changes
Skin changes on breast
Axillary mass or palpable axillary lymph nodes
Please also include, if present:
Relevant past medical history
Family history of breast, ovarian or other cancer
Symptoms or signs to suggest metastatic disease
Bilateral mammogram if patient is > 35 years of age
Please instruct the patient to bring breast imaging films/disk to their clinic appointment. Please note, digital images cannot be accessed by the WH IT platform.
Further information available in the Western Health Breast Cancer Referral Guidelines
Any patient with symptoms indicating a suspicion of breast cancer.
Patients with other (non-cancer like) breast symptoms may be appropriate for the breast surgical clinic. Refer to separate clinic guidelines.
Any concerns about IMMEDIATE patient safety and management
MBS patients are bulk billed. Referrals need to be to the named Head of Unit.
See here for information on how to refer and general contact information.
Fax referrals to 8345 6856
Breast Surgical Registrar via switch on 8345 6666
Breast care nursing team on 83456896 (BH Monday to Friday)
For general enquiries:Phone: 03 8345 6490, Fax: 03 8345 6856