Avista Breast Care Center

Avista Adventist Hospital

100 Health Park Dr
Louisville, Colorado 80027
  • Mon.-Thur. 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Fri. 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

39.9519333, -105.1517462

Latitude: 39.9519333, Longitude: -105.1517462

Avista Breast Care Center

Avista Adventist Hospital

About Avista Breast Care Center

We’re here to provide complete care for all of your breast health needs.

You may not have thought about us at all before today, but we’ve spent years preparing the best multidisciplinary breast care team for you. You will receive all the practical information you need from risk factors and early detection to screening and surgery options to help you live your life to the fullest today – and tomorrow. 

Early detection of breast cancer – when it’s small and hasn’t spread – makes it easier to treat and results in better outcomes. At the Avista Breast Care Center we believe that by providing patients with advanced technology and dedicated specialists, we can provide patients with the best possible future.

Isabell Coy with family Isabell Coy with her family

Mammograms Save Moms

Isabell Coy has dedicated her life to helping people achieve their best health. The medical assistant knows first-hand the value of preventive care, so when it came to her own health screenings, she completed them faithfully. Last March was no exception. She had her yearly mammogram and didn’t think anything of it.

When Isabell received notification that radiologists wanted to take a closer look, she wasn’t nervous. She’d made that very phone call to other women telling them they needed to get rechecked. For her second appointment, Isabell had both a 3D mammogram and an ultrasound. One week later, she learned she would need to come back a third time, only this time for biopsies.

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    Isabell Coy has dedicated her life to helping people achieve their best health. The medical assistant knows first-hand the value of preventive care, so when it came to her own health screenings, she completed them faithfully. Last March was no exception. She had her yearly mammogram and didn’t think anything of it.

    When Isabell received notification that radiologists wanted to take a closer look, she wasn’t nervous. She’d made that very phone call to other women telling them they needed to get rechecked. For her second appointment, Isabell had both a 3D mammogram and an ultrasound. One week later, she learned she would need to come back a third time, only this time for biopsies.

    “I think when you are dealing with your patients, it’s a lot different, but when it’s you, you forget everything,” said Isabell. “You turn into a patient. You forget your background, I was just scared.”

    The biopsies confirmed an aggressive cancer. Isabell turned to Dr. Gerlinde Tynan, a dedicated breast surgeon with Centura Health Breast Care. Isabell had a lymph node that tested positive for cancer, meaning that the cancer might be more serious and apt to spread. Genetic counseling also determined that the genetic mutation that likely caused Isabell’s breast cancer also put her at a high risk for ovarian cancer.

    “It was a tough journey. I had a double-mastectomy and a hysterectomy. I believe it was a 15-hour surgery. Dr. Tynan didn’t want me to be under anesthesia too many times, so she arranged it so that I could have both procedures the same day at Avista Adventist Hospital,” said Isabell.

    Isabell bravely faced five months of chemotherapy followed by 30 radiation treatments. Nothing about Isabell’s journey - the disease, the surgeries, nor the treatments were easy - but Isabell realized that if she wanted to be there for all the little moments that mean the world to a mother, she would have to fight her cancer aggressively.

    “I have a 15-year-old boy at home and my husband. I love them both very much, my son CJ, he’s a good boy. He still needs me. I couldn’t take the chance of not being there for him,” said Isabell. “Who knows what would have happened in a year if I had waited. It may have been too late. It’s good to realize I made the right decisions and I’m still here to be with my family.”

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Woman with pink ribbon Mammograms save lives.

Offering 3D Mammography 

The Avista Breast Care Center is committed to providing expert, accurate and comfortable mammography screening services.

Phone: 844-642-2273

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Jessica underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer. Over the last 12 years, the 37-year-old wife and mother had undergone three breast cancer scares and biopsies. Jessica’s mother suffered with breast and ovarian cancer for 12 years before losing her battle. Jessica did not want her son to deal with that sort of loss. Dr. Gerlinde Tynan, a dedicated breast surgeon, performed the double mastectomy and was able to reduce Jessica’s lifetime risk of cancer from 40 percent to less than 3 percent.

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Jessica's Story: A Preemptive Strike Against Breast Cancer

A Preemptive Strike Against Breast Cancer

Jessica underwent a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer. Over the last 12 years, the 37-year-old wife and mother had undergone three breast cancer scares and biopsies. Jessica’s mother suffered with breast and ovarian cancer for 12 years before losing her battle. Jessica did not want her son to deal with that sort of loss. Dr. Gerlinde Tynan, a dedicated breast surgeon, performed the double mastectomy and was able to reduce Jessica’s lifetime risk of cancer from 40 percent to less than 3 percent.

Learn more about breast surgical care.