UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital

Breast Cancer

Providing compassionate support and effective treatments through a difficult time. In the midst of a breast cancer diagnosis, there are many decisions to be made that affect women and their families. At St. Luke's, we're here to help and support you on every step of the journey.

For more information, email us or call (319) 369-7216.

Intraoperative Electron Radiation Therapy (IORT)

Faster, convenient, more precise breast cancer treatment

You've heard the breast cancer diagnosis, and now you're ready for answers.

“In one procedure, women can have a cancer operation, receive radiation directly to the tumor bed and maintain optimal appearance,” says Kerri Nowell, MD surgeon with Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa. 

Call (319) 369-7216 to speak with a Breast Care Coordinator. Learn more.

Breast Care Coordinator Program

Our Breast Care Coordinator team provides women and their families with a personal contact for support, information and guidance through an often challenging maze of choices. We help women understand their diagnosis and work side by side to help them through treatment and recovery.

Genetics and cancer

Heredity can play an important role in certain cancers. Cancer Risk Assessment Services provides counseling, genetic testing and observation to help determine a person's risk for breast cancer, as well as colon, ovarian or endometrial cancer.

Mastectomy forms and accessories

Enabling you to feel comfortable and confident after surgery. St. Luke's Home Medical Equipment certified fitters help women get the mastectomy forms and accessories they need after breast cancer surgery.

Financial assistance for cancer patients

The Spirit Fund provides assistance for men and women diagnosed with cancer who are in financial need. The fund provides money for services that are in support of an individual's ongoing care.