1400 Dowell Springs Blvd Knoxville - Suite 200
Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center - Our Mission
Study Shows Cancer Deaths Higher In Rural Areas
KCBC Introducees Tumor Freezing Procedure For Treatment Of Early Stage Breast Cancer
End The Confusion About Breast Cancer Screening
Buddy Check 10: Cryoblation of breast tumors
A clinical trial being offered at Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center could change how certain breast cancers are treated. Cryoblation uses liquid nitrogen to freeze the tumor and kill the cancer cells, and Dr. Kamilia Kozlowski has been performing the procedure…
Our Mission is to save lives from breast cancer
The Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center is an independent facility specializing in women’s breast health. The breast center handles everything related to breast healthcare from screening, through diagnosis and treatment. It is located in a beautiful building in Dowell Springs with a staff of over 70 employees including 6 physicians that specialize in breast care. KCBC performs digital mammography, ultrasound, fine needle biopsies, Breast MRI and also has a Digital Mobile Mammography Coach.
KCBC is one of the few places in our area where you can get high risk counseling and genetic testing. Located in the lobby of the facility is a boutique that will fit women for breast prosthesis. The boutique sells prosthesis, bras, wigs and other breast cancer related items. The innovative way Dr. Kozlowski has delivered breast care has made The Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center the top choice for women in our community and surrounding areas. Learn More
DO WOMEN REALLY NEED YEARLY MAMMOGRAMS? “This is horrible. I cannot believe the ACS after all this time falling backwards on their commitment to SAVE LIVES!
Clearly, the answer is “Yes”.
In my experience of over 30 years in a professional career as a clinical breast radiologist detecting and confirming the diagnosis of breast cancer, screening mammography has made a significant change in improving the survival of breast cancer patients. Why then, are there doubters and naysayers including physicians? Why then, during this month of October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, are there so many articles on the internet stating that yearly mammography screening is not necessary?
Since the advent of modern day mammography in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, we have experienced a decrease in the mortality rate from breast cancer by 30%. In the 1960’s when annual screening mammography was not performed, the annual 5 year death rate was 64%. Since 2010, the 5 year death rate has improved significantly to 99% if the breast cancer is localized in the breast and 84% if the regional (axillary lymph nodes) are involved! READ FULL ARTICLE