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Breast Health

Breast Cancer Prevention Center

Our Center for Breast Cancer Prevention can give you a thorough evaluation of your risk for breast cancer. During your visit, you talk with a team member about your medical and family history, plus lifestyle factors such as exercise and diet. They perform a clinical breast exam and create a personal breast cancer prevention and screening plan for you.

To schedule your visit or ask questions, call 216-844-8050 or contact one of our team members.

Schedule a Mammogram Screening

Are you concerned about your risk for breast cancer?

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

Watch the High Risk Breast Cancer Patient Experience video

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

Learning about Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention

This booklet reviews common topics about breast cancer risk and things that may help lower the risk of breast cancer.

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Our Team

Heidi Goodwin APRN, CNP, CNM, CBCN
Nurse Practitioner

UH Minoff Health Center
Suite 4400


Gladys Stefanek APRN, MSN, CNS, CBCN
Nurse Practitioner

UH Cleveland Medical Center
Breen Women’s Health Pavilion


Pamela Li, MD
Breast Surgery

UH Parma Medical Center
Southwest General Health Center


Jennifer Emrick, APRN, CNP
Nurse Practitioner

UH Minoff Health Center - Suite 4400
UH St. John Medical Center


Ashley Simpson, DO
Breast Surgery

UH St. John Medical Center
Southwest General Health Center


Maria Madden, MD
Breast Surgery

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, a campus of UH Regional Hospitals


Claudine Siegert, MD
Breast Surgery

UH Portage Medical Center