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Breast Unit

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We diagnose and treat breast cancer and offer a range of services for both men and women.

The Breast Unit at St Margaret's Hospital is responsible for all outpatient clinics, breast assessment clinics, screening, research, breast care nursing and mammography services, run by a specialist multidisciplinary team of support staff, nurses and consultants.

We offer treatments for breast cancer, both benign and malignant, in men and women.


  • Breast Screening: 01992 560001
  • Symptomatic: 01279 827302
  • Breast Research: 01279 827396
  • Breast Care Nurses: 01279 444455 extension 7301

We also run the Family History Clinic, Regional Genetics Clinic and Clinical Trials, which includes Intra Operative Radiotherapy treatment.

The service runs from Birchwood House and the Outpatients department,

St Margaret's Hospital, Epping, Essex CM16 6TN

Attend Anywhere video appointments = Breast Oncology NJG3W = Breast Oncology NJG7S = Lower GI Oncology VG3W

Inpatient comment:

Everyone offered words of such reassurance and kindness. I felt so cared for and the communication with me at all times was fantastic.