• Genetic Counseling and Risk Assessment

    Lahey's Comprehensive Breast Health Center offers gentic counseling and risk assessment consultations.Lahey offers a Familial Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic for women who are at increased risk for developing breast cancer based on their family history. Patients can receive a comprehensive evaluation by a genetic counselor and by the risk assessment team. If you have already been diagnosed with breast cancer, genetic testing may help guide your doctors with your treatment. 

    In addition to individualized risk assessments, genetic counseling provides information about:

    • Genetic mutations
    • Patterns of transmission
    • The benefits and limitations of genetic testing
    • Potential risks to other members of the family


  • Make An Appointment

    (781) 744-8834 - Burl.
    (978) 538-4250 - Peabody
    (603) 421-2156 - Derry
  • Susan's Story: Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation

  • 2010 Breast Cancer Report

    Learn more about the patient-centered, high-quality approach to breast cancer care provided to patients diagnosed and treated at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center.