Anything that may increase your chance of developing a disease is called a risk factor. Simply being a woman is a risk factor for breast cancer, though the majority of women who have risk factors for breast cancer never develop the disease. But, there are many women with breast cancer who don't have any other apparent risk factors.
We can help assess your risk for breast cancer and help you make decisions about approaches to screening and treatment.
Why Choose Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center?
One of only 71 NCI-designated cancer centers in the United States. Sylvester is one of only two cancer centers in Florida that have been recognized by the National Cancer Institute. The team earned this distinction through its outstanding work conducting research in its laboratories, treating patients in its clinics and hospitals, and reaching out to medically underserved communities with innovative prevention strategies.
Renowned Braman Family Breast Cancer Institute at Sylvester. One of the nation's best breast cancer diagnosis and care programs offering treatments customized to your individual needs.
Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation by the American College of Radiology. A more precise diagnosis, which then guides a more effective treatment plan.