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High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention Clinic

The Avera High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention Clinic is an education and prevention clinic for women with an elevated risk for breast cancer.

Dr. Julie Reiland with patientThe clinic is also for women who have high risk changes that increase their risk for breast cancer, such as:

  • Family history of breast cancer
  • Lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS),
    a pre-malignant condition
  • Atypical hyperplasia
  • Dense breast tissue
  • Difficult breast exams

Our goal is to help you maintain breast health, and when necessary, provide you with early cancer detection and individualized intervention.

What to anticipate during a visit

If you or your health care provider is concerned about your risk for breast cancer, you can undergo an evaluation at the Avera High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention Clinic, which may include:

  • A risk assessment
  • A clinical breast exam
  • Screening tests
  • Genetic counseling and education about your risk of developing breast cancer and potential implications for family members
  • Personalized surveillance plans
  • Prevention strategies

Meet our experts

This multidisciplinary team includes surgeons, a genetic counselor and medical oncologists focused on you and your care.



Schedule an appointment and learn your risks today by calling 605-322-3950.

View a printable version of the Avera High Risk Breast Cancer Prevention Clinic