At your first appointment with your breast consultant, they
will ask you in detail about your symptoms and family history. You will be
examined, may have an ultrasound and/or a mammogram test, and a biopsy (if
required) within that same clinic, with most test results (except biopsy)
available right away. Any biopsy results will be ready for you to discuss with
your consultant at your next appointment.
At BMI The Priory our consultants are also happy to see
patients who have been diagnosed with cancer or who require a second opinion.
Once all the results are in you will be invited for a second
appointment with your consultant at which point you will be presented with your
treatment options. Only in very few cases will these options involve surgery.
If surgery is the recommended route you will be given full information about
Most surgical procedures apart from implants or more complex
surgeries may be performed as day case procedures - or require at most an
overnight stay. In many cases, you can be starting to commence normal activities
within one to two weeks.
At BMI The Priory Hospital your care doesn’t end after
surgery. You will receive end-to-end care bespoke to your individual
circumstances. Your consultant surgeon will be with you throughout every step
of your recovery. We offer all systemic treatments for cancer here at the
hospital including radiotherapy, chemotherapy, anti-endocrine therapy/anti-hormone therapy, immunotherapy and biological therapy. This means your entire
treatment journey from consultation to recovery can take place at the same
We can also provide full access to a state-of-the-art
rehabilitation unit to aid recovery, with tailored advice from expert
Book an appointment at BMI The Priory and get on the path to effective breast treatment right away.