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Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer among women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. It is, however, quite treatable.

These physicians treat breast cancer:

Nicolas Ajkay, M.D.

Nicolas Ajkay, M.D.

Robert C.G. Martin, II, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert C.G. Martin, II, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinics and times
UofL Physicians-Surgery Office, 601 South Floyd, Suite 710 -- Monday mornings
James G. Brown Cancer Center -- 1st and 3rd Monday afternoons
Norton Medical Plaza, Old Brownsboro Crossing -- 2nd and 4th Monday afternoons
Clinic Contact: Traci Hayat 583-8303

Kelly M. McMasters, M.D., Ph.D.

Kelly M. McMasters, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinics and times
UofL Physicians-Surgery Office, 601 South Floyd, Suite 710 -- Friday mornings
James G. Brown Cancer Center -- Tuesday mornings
Clinic Contact: Pam Boone 583-8303

Amy R. Quillo, M.D.

Amy R. Quillo, M.D.
Clinics and times
UofL Physicians-Surgery Office, 601 South Floyd, Suite 710 -- Thursdays 1-4pm
Norton Medical Plaza, Old Brownsboro Crossing -- Thursdays 9am-12noon
Clinic Contact: Renita at 583-8303

Charles R. Scoggins, M.D., M.B.A.

Charles R. Scoggins, M.D., M.B.A.
Clinics and times
UofL Physicians-Surgery Office, 601 South Floyd, Suite 710 -- Monday mornings
James G. Brown Cancer Center -- 1st and 3rd Monday afternoons
Norton Medical Plaza, Old Brownsboro Crossing -- 2nd and 4th Monday afternoons
Clinic Contact: Traci Hayat 583-8303


Special therapies for breast cancer offered by the Division of Surgical Oncology:

  • Partial mastectomy
  • Mammosite brachytherapy (balloon radiation)
  • Total mastectomy
  • Skin-sparing mastectomy
  • Areola-sparing mastectomy
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomy
  • Immediate reconstruction
  • Sentinel node biopsy
  • Axillary dissection

Research protocols currently open for breast cancer:

  • Nipple aspirate fluid study
  • Decision analysis study
  • Stress study
  • Biomarkers/tissue repository studies
  • NCIC MA-27 (trial of aromatase inhibitors)