The Breast Cancer Consultation Service provides:
- A review of your actual pathology slides, original mammograms and localization studies, breast ultrasound, specimen radiograms and breast MRI images.
- A second opinion regarding your pathologic diagnosis with an evaluation of your treatment options and their likely benefit.
- A formal report prepared for you and your designated physicians
- A 45-minute discussion of the findings, either in person or via telephone conference call for you, your support people, and designated physicians, if you desire.
Dr. Michael D. Lagios, a nationally recognized breast pathologist and medical director of The Breast Cancer Consultation Service, provides the service and personally discusses the findings with you. He has directed this and similar services in San Francisco since 1980. Dr.Lagios is an internationally recognized expert on duct carcinoma in situ and has written or co-authored much of the pertinent literature in this area over the last 30 years.
Instructions for patients or physicians wishing to utilize the Breast Cancer Consultation Service can be found here.