Public Health Genomics in Practice: Reducing Burden of Cancer & Heart Disease
New CDC blog post: How health care providers can use genomics to prevent cancer, by Katrina Trivers, Deb Duquette, and Kate Reed
The Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC): Is Your Patient at High Risk? CME programwas developed to improve primary care providers' ability to identify, evaluate, and manage patients at increased risk of HBOC.
Have you heard? States like Michigan, Connecticut, Oregon, and Colorado are using cancer registry data to help identify thousands of people who could benefit from evidence-based genomic testing recommendations for hereditary breast, ovarian, colorectal, and other cancers.
The Michigan Department of Community Health has worked with partners to extend health insurance coverage to more than 7 million people for genetic services consistent with US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations [PDF 195KB].
Did you know? About 2 million Americans are at increased risk for cancer and heart disease due to one of three conditions: hereditary breast and ovarian cancer; hereditary colorectal and other cancers related to Lynch syndrome; and familial hypercholesterolemia
Public health genomics in practice: State strategies - Watch Genetic Alliance recorded webinar, April 8, 2014
Public Health Genomics Implementation Tool Kit for health departments: reducing the burden of hereditary cancer and heart disease
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