Tawam Oncology Center

The Breast Care Centre at Tawam Hospital in affiliation with Johns Hopkins

The Breast Care Centre, the first of its kind in the UAE, opened in November 2007 to the UAE national and expatriate community.

This free standing facility located at the Tawam Hospital Campus is equipped with state- of-the-art screening and diagnostic equipment and a mobile breast screening unit which enables us to offer this vital service to women close to their areas of residence throughout the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

Our goal is to offer easy access to prompt breast care and breast screening facilities with a view to early detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast disease.

We have access to a dedicated multidisciplinary team of health care professionals including specially trained breast nurses, breast cancer nurse coordinators, mammographers, ultrasonographers, radiologists, surgeons, plastic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, psychiatrists, medical transcriptionists, clerks and social workers.

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The Breast Care Centre’s services include:
  • Clinical Breast Examination
  • Digital Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
  • Stereotactic-guided breast biopsy
  • Prosthetic breast fitting and advice
  • Counseling, information and support
  • Education
  • Telephone advise
  • Surgical Consultation
  • Plastic Surgical Consultation

Hours of Operation:

The Breast Care Centre is staffed between the hours of 8 am till 5 pm Sunday through Thursday (except for Public Holidays).
Emergency coverage is provided on a 24 hour 7days a week basis by the Emergency Department.

Screening mammography is free of charge.
Any follow up procedure or appointment may be subject to payment by insurance or other methods. Please bring your insurance details and other identification with you when you visit the Breast Care Centre so that we may assist you in a timely manner.


Tawam Breast Care Center Team