High Risk Breast Clinic

Assessment for Breast Cancer Risk Management

St. Luke’s MSTI High Risk Breast Clinic provides you with:

  • High Risk Breast ClinicThe convenience of an appointment with several professionals skilled in breast care health at one location
  • Ongoing breast cancer surveillance
  • Access to state-of-the-art screening mammography, diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, and MRI technology

Services

  • Review of mammograms and other breast studies
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Consultation with a surgeon and/or oncologist specializing in breast-related diseases
  • Personal and/or family history risk assessment by board certified genetic counselors
  • Comprehensive recommendations for screening and breast care management
  • Instruction in mammography screening guidelines
  • Instruction in breast self-exam, when appropriate
  • Follow-up information and resource referral by a patient navigator
  • Timely communication with your physician regarding your results and recommendations for continued care management

Who Benefits from a Referral to the High Risk Breast Clinic?

Women who have:

  • A prior history of breast cancer
  • A family member diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 50
  • Multiple family members diagnosed with breast, ovarian, prostate, or pancreatic cancer
  • Atypical cells detected during a biopsy of the breast
  • A male relative with breast cancer
  • Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry
  • Had a positive test for a known breast cancer mutation such as BRCA1 or BRCA2 (in self or family member)

If you have one or more of these breast cancer risk factors, please call St. Luke’s MSTI's Patient Navigator at (208) 860-9976.


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