Sapporo City Hospital Breast Center (乳腺外来“Nyu-sen Gairai”)

                      Services and Information

Have you noticed any of these symptoms, lumps in breast or newly appeared hanaskin dimpling in breast or nipple discharge?  Do you need further diagnostic services after a previous breast screening?

Sapporo City Hospital Breast Center offers services by appointment if you have any of the symptoms noted above.

If you have the previous screening result which requires diagnostic testing, fee for Treatment of Patients’ Choice(選定療養費 “Sentei-ryoyo-hi”) will be waived at this hospital.

For appointments in advance, please dial 011-726-7831 (in Japanese)

Sapporo City General Hospital   Tel: 726-2211  Fax: 726-7912 (in Japanese)

based on the information from Sapporo city

Note:You can see a female breast cancer specialist by appointment.
Please refer to “Breast Cancer screening by female doctor”
Sapporo City General Hospital is now offering free breast screenings or a price discount to people who are eligible for this service.
https://www.city.sapporo.jp/hospital/clinic/service/surgery.html#NURSE (Japanese)

Advice from a nurse : According to the American Cancer Society, any of the following unusual changes in the breast can be a symptom of breast cancer:
• Swelling of all or part of the breast
• Skin irritation or dimpling
• Breast pain
• Nipple pain or the nipple turning inward
• Redness, scaliness, or thickening of the nipple or breast skin
• A nipple discharge other than breast milk
• A lump in the underarm area                                                               Written by D.S.L.

Link to skin conditions with respect to Breast Cancer
http://www.healthline.com/health/breast-cancer/pictures#overview1