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High Risk

Updated 09/11/2013

BRCA Coverage

This website offers information about healthcare coverage for women at high-risk of developing breast cancer. It includes a summary of coverage eligibility requirements under Medicaid, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. 

Bright Pink

Bright Pink is a unique resource providing support to young women who are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

FORCE is a nonprofit organization for women who are at high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer because of family history and genetic status and for members of families in which a BRCA mutation may be present.

WISER Sister

The WISER Sister project is a five year study for women at elevated risk of developing breast cancer. This study will examine the effect exercise has on estrogen levels. This is important because exercise might reduce risk for breast cancer through this physiological change. The study will involve 160 women aged 18-40. Each woman will be in the study for approximately 8 months.

Women at Risk (W.A.R.)

Women At Risk (WAR®) is the Breast Cancer Program at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, whose mission is to enhance the lives of women who are at high risk for the development of breast cancer and women with breast cancer through research, education and support.