Breast Cancer

Bridgeport Hospital provides a range of clinical and support services at locations in Fairfield, Trumbull and Bridgeport. Our multidisciplinary team of breast cancer specialists provide one-on-one care with dignity, privacy and warmth, in serene, comfortable and professional settings.

The specialized breast cancer team treats women and men at all stages of cancer. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained physicians are dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment and preserving your quality of life.


The earlier cancer is detected, the better the chances that breast cancer treatment will be effective, so the goal is to find cancers before they begin to cause symptoms. The most common screening methods include mammograms, clinical breast exams and breast self-exams.

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More women survive breast cancer than ever before thanks to advanced screening and diagnostic techniques that allow treatments to be tailored specifically to each patient. If you have a symptom or a test result that suggests cancer, your doctor may order additional tests or procedures. Bridgeport Hospital provides a range of highly advanced detection services for breast cancer.

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Every patient’s treatment plan is discussed according to The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines by the members of the Breast Cancer Tumor Conference. This multidisciplinary team of breast specialists includes pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, radiation oncologists and medical oncologists.

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The Norma Pfriem Breast Center’s Fairfield office offers clinical expertise and compassionate care for cancer patients and their families, with the support and understanding that can only come from people who also have been through the same journey.

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Norma Pfriem Breast Center

Norma Pfriem Breast Center was the first freestanding community breast center in Connecticut to offer one-stop coordination of care, patient navigation and rapid diagnosis. Norma Pfriem Breast Center is one of only 300 sites in the nation accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Accreditation by the NAPBC means the Breast Care Center meets high standards in patient care quality and other important areas.

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NAPBC: National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers