Health Care Provider Education

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the American Cancer Society, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network provide recommendations to help health care providers and patients understand their risk of early onset breast cancer. These recommendations can help doctors and women decide which preventive steps are right for women at increased risk.

Understanding Early Onset Breast Cancer Continuing Education Courses

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Health care providers can play a critical role in helping to reduce the incidence of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer by identifying patients with elevated risk.

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Health care providers can consider these recommendations for preventive measures that can be taken once risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer has been identified.

Share CDC’s new mobile health app My Family Health Portrait: Cancer with your patients. This app helps them collect their family’s history of cancer and can help them understand their risk for breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancer. Android users can download the app from Google Play and iOS users can download the app from the App Store.