Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention Program

The multispecialty Risk Assessment and Prevention Program (RAPP) at the UMC Cancer Center is designed for patients with an increased risk of solid tumors.

The UMC Cancer Center’s Breast Center of Excellence offers individualized care management strategies that include cancer screening for high-risk individuals, genetic testing and counseling for families, prophylactic surgeries, plus emotional support and counseling for women.

Specialized, multidisciplinary team

Our team is made up of breast health experts in fields that include:

  • Imaging
  • Genetics
  • Oncology
  • Surgery
  • Psychology
  • Support Services

We work with you to develop a personalized risk-management plan.


Care at the UMC Risk Assessment and Prevention Program includes:

  • Patient-centered care focused on both you and your doctors making decisions about your management plan.
  • Expertise from multiple specialty physicians available under one roof at the UMC Cancer Center
  • High-resolution breast screening technologies, including 3-D mammograms (tomosynthesis), breast MRI, and the region’s only full-body MRI
  • Access to research and ability to participate in clinical trials

Assessment for cancer risk

Who should seek an assessment for breast cancer risk? Contact UMC Cancer Center for an assessment if you have:

  • A family history of breast and/or ovarian cancer, including male breast cancer
  • BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation in self or family member
  • Ashkenazi Jewish heritage
  • A history of radiation to the chest before age 30

Clinic Information

UMC Cancer Center
602 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79415

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: 806.775.8293

Appointments & Referrals

  • Patients may self-refer by calling the UMC Cancer Center Referral Office at 806.775.8293 to request an appointment.
  • Physicians may submit a provider referral electronically or by completing and faxing a Cancer Center Patient Referral Form.


  • Dr. Cassy L. Cook – Imaging
  • Dr. Catherine Jones – Oncology
  • Dr. Rakhshanda Rahman – Surgery
  • Lindsay Eckert, PA – Genetics
  • Dr. Evan Guidry – Psychology
  • Belinda Preskey, BSN, RN – Nurse Navigator

The Art of Choosing

Because of their family history, Kasey and Shannon Hampton have a higher risk for breast cancer. The Risk Assessment and Prevention Program (RAPP) at UMC equipped each of them to make their own preventive choices.

Kasey’s Story
Shannon’s Story

UMC Cancer Center THRIVE Program

The purpose of the THRIVE Program is to provide cancer survivors with a comprehensive treatment summary and follow-up plan that shows the treatment received, and addresses post-treatment needs and follow-up care to improve health and quality of life.

Learn more about the UMC Cancer Center THRIVE Program.

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