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High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening

Breast Center

Support for Women at High Risk of Developing Breast Cancer


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. 

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Who is Eligible for High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening?

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 Comprehensive Services

Our High-Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic provides you with:

  • Individualized breast cancer risk assessment
  • Coordination of regular clinical breast exams
  • Coordination of high-risk breast imaging services, including mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Genetic counseling and testing for gene mutations associated with breast cancer
  • Coordination with high-risk services for gynecological cancers
  • Health education on topics such as self-breast exams, breast screenings, and lifestyle modifications
  • Preventive options and treatments to reduce your risk
  • Coordination with other Rochester Regional Health services for fertility preservation, breast reconstruction
  • Long-term follow-up, surveillance, and breast care

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.


Personalized Risk Management Plan

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.

Contact Us

If you have questions or concerns about your breast cancer risk, or would like more information on the comprehensive breast services offered at the Breast Center, please contact us at 585.922.4715 or use this form.