domingo, 4 de mayo de 2014

Genomics|Update|Current: Public Health Genomics in Practice: Reducing Burden of Cancer & Heart Disease


Public Health Genomics in Practice: Reducing Burden of Cancer & Heart Disease

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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 programExternal Web Site Iconwas developed to improve primary care providers' ability to identify, evaluate, and manage patients at increased risk of HBOC.
Have you heard? States like MichiganExternal Web Site IconConnecticutExternal Web Site IconOregonExternal Web Site Icon, and ColoradoExternal Web Site Icon 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 cancersExternal Web Site Icon.
The Michigan Department of Community Health has worked with partners to extend health insurance coverageExternal Web Site Icon to more than 7 million people for genetic services consistent with US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations   Adobe PDF file [PDF 195KB]External Web Site Icon.
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 cancerhereditary colorectal and other cancers related to Lynch syndrome; and familial hypercholesterolemia
Public health genomics in practice: State strategiesExternal Web Site Icon - 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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