Female nurse comforting a female patient.
Whole-Person Health

In Breast Cancer Treatment

A nurse shows a young woman her test results from a preventive screening.

The AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission breast center was established in 2001 to provide coordinated, patient-focused care across the continuum of women’s breast health needs.

At our institute in Shawnee Mission, mammograms are just the start of our care. If you’re looking for breast cancer treatment, Kansas City has our team of experts, offering care you count on, close to home.


Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. It’s also very treatable when caught early. Being proactive about your health, including getting regular mammograms and knowing the warning signs, are the keys to early detection.

We put preventive care, screenings and education at the center of our approach to care so that you can be confident in your decisions and the care you receive.

A woman talks to her doctor about her mammogram results

If you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, we’re here for you with a wide variety of treatments and procedures to help you heal from cancer and empower you to feel whole again.

With You Every Step of the Way

Empowering You With Answers

Breast cancer may be the most common type of cancer, but that doesn’t make it any less complex or confusing.

There are no obvious signs of breast cancer, other than feeling a lump or noticing an abnormality in your breast. We understand you likely have questions. We’re here with answers.

5 items. To interact with these items, press Control-Option-Shift-Right Arrow
A woman discusses study results with her doctor.

Breast Cancer Care Close to Home in Kansas City

You’ve got this, because we’ve got you. Get the expert care and support you need to face breast cancer. Contact our cancer institute today at Call913-632-9100. Or, connect online with an oncology specialist near you.

Elekta Unity MR-Linac System

New Cancer Treatment Technology To Help You Heal

Coming soon to AdventHealth Cancer Institute Shawnee Mission is the latest cancer-fighting technology, the Elekta Unity MR-Linac system. We'll be the first and only health care center in Kansas City to offer this new technology. Discover how MRI-guided radiation therapy means fewer treatments and side effects.

Breast Cancer News and Info

A smiling cancer survivor.
Why Women With Breast Cancer Are Living Longer
Breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body is the most severe form of the disease. But women with metastatic breast cancer are living longer.
Three Generations of Women
Managing Increased Heart Disease Risk from Breast Cancer Treatment
Female doctor goes over a medical chart with a female patient.
Do You Need a Mammogram Before Age 40?