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.

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