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Breast Health Services at DCMH

The Center for Breast Health at Delaware County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) is dedicated to the detection and timely treatment of breast disease and breast cancer. Led by Director Thomas Matulewski, M.D., and Allison A. Aggon, D.O., the Center for Breast Health is created especially for women to be treated by experienced, caring staff.

The Center for Breast Health, located on the first floor of DCMH's Medical Office Building in Drexel Hill, PA, provides state-of-the-art care for women with breast problems in a respectful, thorough, thoughtful and calm manner. 

The Woman's Diagnostic Center, located steps away on the lower level of the Medical Office Building, performs diagnostic tests, such as screening and diagnostic digital mammography, breast ultrasound and breast MRI. 

DCMH has access to cancer treatment and prevention clinical trials through its partnership with Fox Chase Cancer Center. 

Schedule an Appointment and Contact Us

501 North Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA  19026

Schedule appointment with a physician: 610-394-1840

Schedule appointment for a mammogram during normal business hours: 610-284-8985

Schedule appointment for a mammogram 24/7: 1-866-5-CK-XRAY (1-866-525-9729) or use our secure Appointment Request Form.

Comprehensive Services

We offer the following comprehensive services:

  • Evaluation of all types of breast concerns by a breast specialist with coordination of care, including breast lump, abnormal mammogram and ultrasound findings, breast cancer, family history of breast cancer, other risk factors for breast cancer, other breast concerns.
  • Support from DCMH's breast health navigator, Alicia McCann, R.N.
  • Patient education, screening and counseling
  • Genetic counseling for those who may be at risk for developing cancer
  • Stereotactic and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy, cyst aspirations and fine-needle aspiration biopsies.

Diagnosis

Most breast problems are not cause for alarm. However, when a woman finds a lump or has an abnormal mammogram, she wants to be seen by a specialist right away. At The Center for Breast Health at DCMH, we will provide you with quick access to our services and specialists. The Center for Breast Health offers the following diagnostic services:

Treatment

Patients diagnosed with breast cancer have easy access to on-site state-of-the-art radiation therapy services and medical oncology services provided by physicians specially trained in the treatment of breast cancer. The breast surgeon works closely with these physicians to provide a personalized plan of care. We offer the following treatment options:

Support

The Center for Breast Health is dedicated to caring for women with breast disease. If you are diagnosed with breast cancer, we offer a variety of support options to help you cope:

Prevention and Risk Assessment

The Prevention and Risk of Cancer Assessment Program (PARCA) evaluates clients' cancer risks and helps them develop a strategy for decreasing their chances of being affected by cancer.

Caring Physicians and Healthcare Professionals

Our special team of physicians and nurse practitioners provides care with the reassurance, sensitivity and education about options, and helps women anticipate the physical and emotional aspects of their treatment that sometimes, only another woman can truly understand.

Thomas Matulewski, M.D., a board-certified surgeon, is director of the Center for Breast Health, located at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Matulewski received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and also completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Matulewski completed a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Allison A. Aggon, D.O., a board-certified surgeon received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency in General Surgery at Pinnacle Health Hospitals. She completed a Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. 

Deborah Markiewicz, M.D., is a breast radiation oncologist at DCMH who is board-certified in Radiation Oncology and specializes in the treatment of breast cancer. She received her medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her residency and fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Breast Health Navigator

As part of its commitment to providing the best possible care for patients, Delaware County Memorial Hospital offers a Breast Health Navigator. Alicia McCann, R.N. is available to provide patients with education, support and resources, as well as to help them overcome any barriers that may prevent them from getting the services they need.

These services are complimentary - there is no charge to patients or their insurance carriers.

Contact:

Alicia McCann, R.N.
Phone
: 610-284-8287
eMail: alicia.mccann@crozer.org

HealthyWoman Project

The HealthyWoman Project provides free exams for women 50-64 who are uninsured or underinsured, including:

  • Mammograms
  • Breast exams
  • Pelvic exams
  • Pap tests

For more information, call 610-284-8112.