Care that guides you through the education, diagnoses and treatment for one of the world’s most common ailments amongst women

Through its vast medical services, expert staff, progressive medical technology and country-wide network facilities, Emirates Hospital, an Emirates Healthcare Company, aims to provide a consistent, cultivating world of health, catering to the real-time medical needs of patients, in a cost-effective way.

At Emirates Hospital, we are avid supporters of pink ribbon campaigns and advise our patients to conduct annual checks and also learn to engage in self-examination. Our team at the Breast Clinic is fully committed to combating cancer and strongly believe that breast cancer is a condition from which a 100% recovery is possible if discovered early. We will do everything in our power to help our patients achieve such a result.

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Breast Cancer Facts in the UAE

“Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the world for women, and in the UAE, it’s the second biggest killer of females after cardiovascular diseases”

We’re aware that this cancer can affect women of all ages, and symptoms they should be aware of include:

  • A newly discovered breast lump or an old lump that has grown
  • Any change in texture, such as hardening, swelling and tethering
  • Any hard lump in the armpit
  • Skin changes such as edema, redness, orange-peel texture and dimpling
  • Nipple discharge

Our world class facilities are equipped with latest cutting-edge technology and a strong network of best-inclass oncologists. We are certified to look into:

  • Breast pain
  • Fibrocystic breast changes
  • Breast cysts
  • Benign breast lumps
  • Lactational breast complications
  • Premalignant breast pathologies
  • Inflammatory breast conditions
  • Plastic surgery related breast complications such as implant rupture or leak, implant extrusion, infections and calcifications
  • Our team can handle such complications only in collaboration with our plastic surgeons
  • Congenital breast disorders such as asymmetry or hypomastia
  • Breast cancer: comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach from early detection to diagnosis then management including surgery, referral to chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Our latest high-quality technology and dedicated services in breast care include:

  • State-of-the-art ultrasound machines with advanced features such as elastography and latest probes. Mammography, tomosynthesis, and contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM)
  • A 3-Tesla MRI with dedicated breast coils and shortest body coverage. All modalities allow performing guided biopsy (ultrasound vacuum assisted, vacuumassisted/stereotactic mammography biopsy (VAB) as well as MRI guided biopsy)
  • Second opinion, if required, can be sought from our local and international colleagues
  • Talented female surgeons are well trained, ethical and experienced
  • Our plastic surgeon is on board for consultation and will be collaborating with the breast surgeon for immediate breast reconstruction
  • Delayed breast reconstruction
  • Referral to our local and international partners is our approach to complete the cycle-of-care
  • Following surgery, the patient can be referred to our partners or local facilities for chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy treatment and will continue with follow up at our clinic
  • Breast cancer prevention measures, counselling and awareness programs
  • Genetic counselling for people who are at high risk for breast cancer can be arranged in liaison with a renowned genetic counsellor