High-Risk Breast & Ovarian Cancer
Some Cancer is Inherited
Whether you’re worried about family history of previous cancers or just have a nagging concern about your risk for breast or ovarian cancer, we can help.
UVA has the region’s only program for women who may be at high-risk for breast and ovarian cancers.
There are new and powerful options available today to detect and fight these cancers. From advanced diagnostics like tomosynthesis (3D mammography) and non-surgical treatment like chemoprevention to leading-edge surgical treatment and genetic counseling, at UVA you’ll have access to a combination of technology and expertise that’s nationally ranked and unmatched in the region.
The most important factor is catching cancer early, when it is most treatable, as well as close monitoring if you’re at increased risk.