What Is Breast Cancer?
Breast cancer begins when normal cells in the breast begin to change and grow uncontrollably, forming a mass called a tumor.
Who is Most at Risk for Breast Cancer?
Learn who is most at risk for breast cancer and risk factors.
Breast Risk Assessment and Prevention Program
Northwestern Medicine offers breast cancer risk assessment, genetic counseling, early detection and risk-reduction strategies for people at high risk of developing breast cancer.
The Cancer Genetics Program provides risk assessment, surveillance and management recommendations.
Northwestern Medicine and Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center conduct leading-edge clinical trials that may give you access to new treatments and medications.