About Baptist Health High Risk Breast & Hereditary Cancer Clinic
Baptist Health High Risk Breast & Hereditary Cancer Clinic offers knowledge and support for those concerned about their chance of developing cancer. Our team of caregivers, along with the most advanced technology help individuals make informed decisions that promote early detection and /or risk reduction.
Patients with any of the following attributes are encouraged to schedule an appointment as they are at an increased risk for breast and hereditary cancer:
- If you have a personal history of breast, colon, endometrial, kidney, or stomach cancer and are age 60 or younger.
- If you have a personal or family history of ovarian, pancreatic, male breast cancer, or rare endocrine tumors at any age.
- If there are three or more diagnoses of the same cancer on the same side of your family.
- If there are two or more cases of melanoma on the same side of your family.
Baptist Health High Risk Breast & Hereditary Cancer Clinic in Little Rock, AR, welcomes you to our practice. Once you have made your initial appointment, please read through the information below to help streamline your first visit with us.
Established patients may sign in to our MyChart patient portal to schedule an appointment, request an appointment, or cancel an upcoming visit with specialty provider Julie Turner, DNP, APRN. Before your scheduled visit, you can use eCheck-In to update insurance information, medications, allergies, fill out questionnaires, and sign documents.
What can I expect?
Our office is conveniently located within Baptist Health Breast Center-Little Rock.
Upon arrival, you will check in on the 1st floor of Hickingbotham Outpatient Center. You will then be directed to the Breast Center on the 2nd floor where you will be greeted by a clinic coordinator. They will help ensure you have completed any necessary patient forms— and confirm that we have copies of your insurance card and driver’s license for verification. Once your insurance is verified, the clinic coordinator will collect a copayment at this time, if applicable.
If you have been referred to us or have not previously been seen by any of the providers in our clinic, you will need to read, complete, and submit the following information when you arrive:
- New Patient Registration
- Insurance card
- Driver’s license or photo ID
- Medical History
Once in the medical examination room, patients will typically undergo an evaluation of their cancer risk. This includes analyzing your personal medical, social, familial, and environmental history, and genetic testing. After the evaluation results are received, you will then work with your provider to develop a personalized plan to manage your risk. Plan options may include but are not limited to surveillance, medications, lifestyle adjustments, psychosocial support, and surgery.
Free patient parking can be found in front of and beside the Hickingbotham Outpatient Center. Free valet is available to patients being seen in our clinic on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.