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St. Luke's High Risk Breast Clinic

At St. Luke’s High Risk Breast Clinic, our team of specialists will provide you with a complete risk assessment and make recommendations for appropriate screening mammography, diagnostic tests, and continued follow-up care.

We serve anyone who has been identified as being at higher risk for breast cancer by providing the convenience of an appointment with a nurse practitioner and nurse navigator skilled in breast health at one location; ongoing breast health surveillance; and access to state-of-the-art screening mammography, diagnostic mammography, breast ultrasound, and MRI technology.

High Quality, Integrated Services

  • Review of mammograms and other breast studies
  • Clinical breast exam
  • Consultation with a nurse practitioner specializing in breast health
  • 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 primary care provider regarding your results and recommendations for continued care management
Who benefits from a referral to the High Risk Breast Clinic?

Women who have:

  • 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 (in self or family member)
If you have one or more of these breast cancer risk factors, consider contacting our program coordinator at (208) 381-8715.


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    Jessica Herr, DNP specializes in breast cancer risk assessment, risk reduction strategies, and prevention. She created the program that has now become the St. Luke's High Risk Breast Clinic. Jessica is passionate about health promotion and cancer/disease prevention, and enjoys inspiring her patients to lead healthy, active lifestyles. 

    While Jessica has worked in oncology for most of her career, she also has experience working in pediatric surgery. 

    Jessica is certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Boise State University, her master's degree in nursing, family nurse practitioner, from Herzing University, and her doctorate degree in nursing practice (DNP) through Idaho State University.


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