UF Breast Center Introduces High Risk Clinic

The UF Breast Center High Risk Clinic is now accepting patients with the goal of providing evidence-based prevention of breast cancer to patients at above-average risk.

Women are at increased risk based on
1. Family history,
2. Prior breast biopsies,
3. Prior thoracic radiation therapy,
4. Current or prior hormone replacement therapy,
5. Reproductive history,
6. Ashkenazi Jewish history, and
7. Breast density.

The clinic sees patients the first and third Mondays of the month, and provides individualized assessment of risk and plan development, which may include breast MRI, genetic counseling and/or testing, chemoprevention and lifestyle modification.

For more information, visit shands.org/breastcenter or call (352) 265-7070.

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