Women at Risk Program


Women at Risk is a research, education, and treatment program for women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer. The following Women At Risk programs are available within NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center:

Patient Navigation

Patient navigators meet with newly diagnosed breast cancer patients, helping them navigate treatment and recovery. They can help with services such as pre- and post-operative instructions, support groups, wig shops, insurance questions, and more.

CONTACT: For bilingual (English/Spanish) support, Jenny Saldaña at [email protected].

Support Groups

Breast cancer support groups in both English and Spanish are free and open to the public.

CONTACT: Jenny Saldaña at [email protected].

High Risk Program

Women looking for resources and treatment related to managing breast cancer risk should contact The Clinical Breast Cancer Prevention Program at Columbia University. The program provides coordinated care to high-risk women, including services such as screening with breast imaging, genetic testing, risk-reducing surgeries, chemoprevention, and counseling for lifestyle modification.

CONTACT: To schedule a prevention consultation, call 212-305-5098 or email [email protected].

Donate, Questions

If you are interested in making a donation or would like additional information on these programs, please contact or Allison Blum Yessin at 212-342-0984.

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