Am I High Risk for Breast Cancer?

You may face a higher risk for breast cancer due to a number of factors, including:

  • A family history of breast cancer among your parent, siblings or at least two other close relatives
  • A family history of ovarian cancer
  • Multiple cancers within your family
  • A relative diagnosed with breast cancer before menopause
  • A known mutation, such as BRCA1, BRCA2, TP53, or PTEN in your family
  • An abnormal breast biopsy
  • Prior radiation to the chest 

Not sure? Complete our online Risk Assessment form.

How We Can Help

Roswell Park’s High Risk Breast Program is specifically for women who face a higher risk for breast cancer and offers the most advanced screening, surveillance, diagnostic and preventive methods to help you take charge of your health. This program provides:

  • A comprehensive assessment of your personal risk for breast cancer
  • Regular clinical breast exams
  • Breast imaging, including mammography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Genetic counseling and testing
  • Referral to High Risk Ovarian Program, if necessary
  • Guidance for your next steps

To learn more about the High Risk Breast Program, call 1-800-ROSWELL (1-800-767-9355).