Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Humboldt County

One in Eight Women in the United States Will Get Breast Cancer

Early detection saves lives. All women ages 50-74 should be screened. Women younger than 50 and older than 74 should use the following checklist for guidance.

Your Personal History | Have You Had:

  • Recent changes in your breasts (lumps, discharge, skin changes)
  • Breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • A breast biopsy
  • Radiation therapy to your chest before age 30
  • A mutation in BCA genes

Your Family History | Has a Blood Relative Ever Had:

  • Breast cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • A mutation in BRCA genes

Talk to your doctor today about our risk of breast cancer. Together we can decide if a screening mammogram is right for you.

To find a breast cancer specialist or reach our nationally certified Breast Cancer Navigator,
(707) 269-4242​

Our breast care services are led by an integrated team of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, technologists, and therapists who specialize in highly individualized care including:

  • Risk assessment
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Interventional & reconstructive surgery
  • Medical & radiation oncology
  • Survivorship & primary care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nurse practitioner-led patient navigation
  • Data tracking to aid in follow-up care & continuous quality improvement
  • Palliative care
  • Emotional & spiritual support