Center for Breast Cancer Prevention

Center for Breast Cancer Prevention Offers Comprehensive Risk Evaluations

The Center for Breast Cancer Prevention provides comprehensive evaluation for patients concerned about their risk of breast cancer. This innovative program provides comprehensive evaluation of patients’ risk of breast cancer, from family history to environmental risk factors. Evaluations are available at the following convenient locations:

Highly Trained Breast Cancer Specialists

To help patients understand their specific breast cancer risk factors and monitor these on a long-term basis, the Center for Breast Cancer Prevention provides patients with highly trained specialists in the field, including:

  • Surgical oncologists
  • Radiologists
  • Medical oncologists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Pathologists
  • Plastic surgeons
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Medical geneticists
  • Genetic counselors
  • Social workers
  • Nurse navigators

Partnering with Referring Physicians

Together, our team of board-certified physicians and cancer specialists help referring physicians determine if the patient is at high risk of developing breast cancer by:

  • Evaluating a wide range of factors to help patients understand their true risk of developing breast cancer, whether it is average or greater than the general population
  • Offering BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing, if indicated by the patient’s family history
  • Offering patients a personalized plan for risk reduction and follow-up breast cancer screening, according to the degree of risk determined
  • Providing patients with genetic counseling
  • Providing patients with the opportunity for additional testing, including gene panel tests and state-of-the-art genetic sequencing, when appropriate
  • Providing referring physicians a report and a copy of the patient’s personalized plan
  • Providing same-day breast imaging

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