Breast Assessment Unit

Our comprehensive, multidisciplinary service diagnoses and treats breast cancer and breast related conditions for metropolitan and rural patients across Western Australia.

Our team aims to deliver the highest level of care in the diagnosis of breast disorders and the surgical management of breast disease.

Read about breast cancer (Healthy WA) and being breast aware (Healthy WA).

Our services

Operating from a purpose-built clinical area, our services provides:

  • comprehensive assessment of any breast related condition by a breast physicians
  • breast surgeon-led management and follow up care for breast cancer patients
  • clinics to assess individuals at higher risk of developing breast cancer
  • further investigation to BreastScreen WA (external site) patients after an initial screening mammogram detected abnormalities
  • a dedicated medical imaging/radiological and associated pathology service
  • referrals as appropriate to medical oncology, radiation oncology and plastic surgery teams
  • support through allied health services including psychology and physiotherapy.

Understanding the breast reconstruction journey

For some of our patients, part of their experiences will include undergoing major breast surgery.

See some of our consumers describe their journey, from their first clinical consultation through to surgery, being cared for on our hospital wards, and the care provided after they have returned home.

Referrals

Emergency referrals

Contact: General Surgery Unit B registrar via the Helpdesk on (08) 6152 2222 or refer patient to our Emergency Department, 8am– 5pm, Monday to Friday.

For out of hours emergencies, please refer patients to our emergency department.

Non-urgent referrals

Phone the Breast Assessment Unit’s main reception on 6152 6489 between 8am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

More information

Contact us

Call our Helpdesk on 6152 2222 for all queries.

Location

The Breast Assessment Unit is located within the Cancer Centre on Level 1.

The main hospital building is accessed off Robin Warren Drive. 

View our hospital map to find your way. 

Opening hours

8.00am – 4.30pm

Visit Healthy WA

Link to Healthy WA – health info for your family.