Cancer doesn’t wait and neither should you. Dr. Lisa Richardson, Dr. Robert W. Carlson, and Dr. Laura Makaroff talk about the importance of routine cancer screenings. A 30-second version is also available.
Developed by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, this video provides an introduction to the role of family history in cancer (cancer genetics, genetic counseling, and genetic testing). This video was supported by grant number 5 NU58DP006108-03-00 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program (NCCCP) brings people together to put cancer prevention control into action. Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH and Nikki Hayes, MPH reflect on the program’s success and growth over the past 20 years.
CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control sponsored a special issue in the journal Pediatrics about factors from before birth through early childhood that may affect a person’s chance of getting cancer.
In this session of Grand Rounds, experts explain how cancer genomics programs are working together to conduct surveillance and educate the public and health care providers about hereditary cancer syndromes. You will also hear how one woman's personal experience with a hereditary cancer syndrome led her to become an advocate for patient and provider education.