Health News You Can Use: High-Risk Breast Cancer and Saint Luke's Unique Clinic

October 13, 2021

The majority of healthcare professionals say that if your lifetime risk of breast cancer exceeds 20 percent you are considered to be high-risk.

This week we’re talking to Dr. Ruby Meierotto, Breast Radiologist at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute about what puts a patient at higher risk for breast cancer, steps you can take if you are, and a unique program Saint Luke’s has for high-risk patients.

Related Content

Health News You Can Use: How to Support Someone with Breast Cancer
This week Dr. Kadie Harry talks about how a loved one can provide support for a family member or friend diagnosed with breast cancer and what the most important thing a support person can do.
Health News You Can Use: Importance of Breast Cancer Preventive Screenings
This week we’re talking to Dr. Ruby Meierotto, Breast Radiologist at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute about the importance of early detection, screening guidelines, and what you can be doing at home to aid in early detection.
Health News You Can Use: Importance of Early Detection for Breast Cancer
This week we are talking with Dr. Elizabeth Cathcart-Rake, medical breast oncologist at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute about preventive screenings, why early detection is key, and risk factors that women should keep in mind for breast cancer.