The following Women At Risk programs are available within NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center:
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: Eileen Fuentes at email@example.com or (212) 305-9066, or for bilingual (English/Spanish) support, Jenny Saldaña at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 305-9894.
Breast cancer support groups in both English and Spanish are free and open to the public. CONTACT: For English, Eileen Fuentes at email@example.com or (212) 305-9066. For Spanish, Jenny Saldaña at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 305-9894.
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 email@example.com or (212) 305-9894.
High Risk Program:
Women At Risk’s High-Risk Program is no longer operating, but women looking for resources and treatment related to managing breast cancer risk should contact The Clinical Breast Cancer Prevention Program at Columbia University, the prevention arm of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Breast Program. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in making a donation or would like additional information on these programs, please contact Tamiko B. Collier at (212) 342-0954 or email@example.com or Allison Blum Yessin at (212) 342-0984.