C.A.R.E. Clinic

GOALS OF C.A.R.E. (Cancer Assessment & Risk Education) CLINIC

  • To provide personalized assessment and education about cancer risk
  • To manage high risk individuals through prevention strategies to reduce the risk of cancer. Strategies include prophylactic surgery, increased screening & chemo prevention.
  • To reduce morbidity and mortality of cancer in high risk individuals and families
  • Advanced Practice Providers will see high risk patients at least annually, or more frequently if warranted. APPs will order appropriate screenings and referrals to specialists

A PATIENT MAY BE REFERRED FOR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

High Risk of Developing Breast Cancer due to:

  1. Pathologically proven benign Breast Disease, LCIS or DCIS
  2. Strong family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer
  3. Known hereditary genetic mutation, such as BRCA I or II
  4. Radiation to the chest prior to the age of 30

Genetics

  1. Known hereditary genetic mutation
  2. Strong family history of cancer

If you would like to learn more about this service or are a physician and would like to send a referral, please contact ________.

This clinic is sponsored by Highlands Oncology Group and the Arkansas Breast Cancer Specialists.