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High Risk/Genetic Clinic

High Risk/Genetic Clinic

The Breast Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital offers the High Risk/Genetic Clinic; a hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) screening program.

Do you have increased risk of Hereditary Breast or Ovarian Cancer?

  • Were you or a family member diagnosed with Breast Cancer before age 50?
  • Do you have 3 or more family members with Breast Cancer?
  • Have you been diagnosed with triple negative Breast Cancer?
  • Were you or a family member diagnosed with with two separate Breast Cancers?
  • Were you or a family member diagnosed with male Breast Cancer?
  • Are you from Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry and have a personal family history of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC)?
  • Do you have 3 or more Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) associated Cancer at any age?
  • Do you have identified Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) mutation in your family?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may meet criteria to have an appointment with our specialist for an indepth evaluation so that we can appropriately and effectively manage your breast health.

The appointments are with an Oncology Nurse Practitioner who will conduct a thorough evaluation and may be able to explain your personal risk and review screening guidlines.

If you have any questions, would like more information, or schedule an appointment call the Breast Care Center at (603) 595.5700 and a nurse will be happy to speak with you.