Women at Risk Program

The following Women At Risk programs are available within NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University 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: Nancy Singleton at nas9054@nyp.org or 212-342-0297, or for bilingual (English/Spanish) support, Jenny Saldaña at jes9143@nyp.org or 212-305-9894.
  • Support Groups: Breast cancer support groups in both English and Spanish are free and open to the public.
    CONTACT: For English, Nancy Singleton at nas9054@nyp.org or 212-342-0297. For Spanish, Jenny Saldaña at jes9143@nyp.org or 212-305-9894.
  • Resource Library: The Women At Risk Stacey Garil Womack Resource Library provides information and support to breast cancer patients at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
    CONTACT: Jenny Saldaña at jes9143@nyp.org or 212-305-9894.
  • 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 bcprevention@columbia.edu.
  • 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.