Some women have a higher risk of developing breast cancer due to factors outside of their control but early detection is key to successful breast cancer treatment.
Rochester Regional Health's Breast Center offers a comprehensive High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic to help you understand, reduce, and manage your personal risk factors for breast cancer, including your hereditary risk.
Our Clinic is physician-led by a multidisciplinary team of highly experienced breast specialists who will listen to your concerns and help you develop a personalized plan for breast cancer screening, surveillance, and prevention.
Any individual who has an above-average risk for breast cancer is eligible.
High-risk factors may include:
Having one or more of these risk factors for breast cancer doesn’t mean you’ll inevitably get the disease. But it does mean that you should act now to try and identify and reduce your risk.
Our High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic provides you with:
You will have access to our clinic’s nurse navigator who will support and guide you throughout the treatment process, coordinating your appointments and care services.
Our breast experts will work with you to create your personalized risk management plan.
Plans might include:
Our experts work in collaboration with other providers such as radiologists, genetic counselors, medical oncologists, gynecological surgeons, and social workers to facilitate care.