The Clinical Breast Care Project (CBCP) is a Translational Research Care Environment that helps lead the way in the fight against breast disorders and cancer. The project utilizes a multidisciplinary approach as the standard of care for treating breast diseases and breast cancer. This multidisciplinary model integrates prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and continuing care, but the project is further unique in the incorporation of advances in risk reduction, biomedical informatics, tissue banking and translational research. These efforts will focus on decreasing the morbidity and mortality of breast cancer among American women.
The Clinical Breast Care Project encompasses the facilities, resources and expertise of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), the Windber Research Institute (WRI), the Windber Medical Center (WMC) and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation (HJF). The CBCP fosters a collaborative and collegial working relationship with cited partners, other government agencies, academic institutions, commercial industry leaders, and non-profit organizations.
The CBCP has a five pronged-interlocking approach based on the five pillars: