As with most forms of cancer, detecting breast cancer early and diagnosing it correctly is essential to successful treatment.
If you've been recently diagnosed with breast cancer, you undoubtedly have many questions and concerns. We are dedicated to providing you with the answers and support you need.
Utilizing the most advanced technologies and treatments available, we are dedicated to helping you battle breast cancer on a number of fronts, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and leading edge clinical trials.
Our Multidisciplinary Clinic brings together the expertise of an entire team of breast cancer specialists in one appointment for comprehensive examination and treatment planning in order to reduce the amount of time waiting for answers.
At the FHCI we make it our business to keep you informed about the latest advances in breast cancer medicine as well as providing you access to support groups to help you through your battle with breast cancer.
We are committed to supporting our patients through every step of their treatment. We offer a unique combination of counseling, nutritional guidance, mentoring and educational programs to all our patients.
The High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic is the only program of its kind in the Central Florida region designed to help women identifytheir genetic and environmental risk of acquiring Breast Cancer
The High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic is the only program of its kind in the Central Florida region designed to help women identify their genetic and environmental risk of acquiring Breast Cancer.
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute's High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic ensures that patients at risk for breast cancer, due to genetic or non- genetic factors, have access to identify and reduce their risk of cancer. Staffed by Florida Hospital Cancer Institute specialists, including a nurse practitioner and genetic counselor, our goal is to evaluate cancer risks and recommend preventative treatments to those at high risk.
Breast cancer risk factors can include:
Genetic Factors - patients carry gene alterations that increases their risk of breast cancer
Non-Genetic Factors - patients do not carry known gene alterations but are at high risk because of other factors. Examples include
To learn more about your breast cancer risk or to speak to a genetic counselor, contact the High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic by clicking here or call (407) 303-5955.