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
Leading the News Study: Increased Use Of Mammograms To Screen For Breast Cancer Has Not Saved Lives. The Los Angeles Times (7/7, Kaplan) “Science Now” blog reports that research published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that “the increased use of mammograms to screen for breast cancer has subjected more women to invasive medical treatments but has not saved lives.” Investigators “examined data from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry.”
Dr. Kamilia Kozlowski of KCBC Responds to Preposterous Study: "These statements are preposterous! We have seen the death rate from breast cancer decrease since the 1980’s due to the advocacy of yearly screening mammography. The reason that the diagnosis of breast cancer rose IS because of screening annually. We are diagnosing the breast cancers before they are clinical (felt on physical or BSE exam), and diagnosing them earlier when they are pre-clinical (seen on breast imaging only)". Read Full Article