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High Risk Breast Screening Clinic

Online appointment request

You can request an online appointment with the faculty breast practice (non-urgent), or if you would like more information or need to request an urgent appointment, call us at (585) 922-4715.

The High Risk Breast Screening Clinic at the Rochester General Breast Center is offered to help women with a strong family history of breast cancer learn about and mitigate their risk. This service is offered to women with:

  • daughter with her arm around her momMultiple affected members on the same side of her family
  • A family or personal history of breast cancer diagnosed before age 50
  • Pre-menopausal breast cancer
  • A personal history of 2 breast cancers, either in the same breast or in opposite breasts
  • Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent with breast or ovarian cancer at any age
  • A family history of breast and ovarian cancer
  • A family history of male breast cancer
  • A family history of BRCA1 or 2 mutation
  • History of Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia or Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

Women who are at high risk are evaluated by our team and referred for genetic counseling and assessment as necessary. High risk screening may include any, or a combination of, the following diagnostic tests:

Or, surgical treatments such as:

  • Prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction