Resources for Health Care Providers

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Courses
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Provider Education for Mental Health Care of Cancer Survivors

Expiration Date: September 1, 2020

This training was created to support health care providers, improve knowledge about cancer survivors’ mental health care, and promote recommended distress screening.

Webinars and Other Videos
Early Onset Breast Cancer for Providers

Early Onset Breast Cancer

Nearly 11% of breast cancer patients are under the age of 45. Improve the quality of care for your young patients by learning about the risk factors for early onset breast cancer, and the steps you can take to improve outcomes for patients at risk.

CDC Medscape Expert Commentaries
CDC Expert Commentary: Hannah Weir, PhD

Seeking High-Quality Cancer Care for Everyoneexternal icon

by Hannah Weir, PhD, September 17, 2018

Cancer survival in the United States is among the highest in the world, but black Americans still face a disproportionate burden of lower cancer survival.

Blog Posts: Helpful Tips
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The Value of Prevention Does Not End at 65

“Our nation still falls short when it comes to promoting cancer prevention strategies in later life, even though over two-thirds of all new cancers are diagnosed among people aged 60 and older,” says Dr. Robyn Stone. A recent journal supplement “is an insightful resource for any health care clinician or public health professional who wants to learn more about this evolving and important area of research and practice.”

Screening Guidelines and Other Resources
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Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines and Recommendations chart pdf icon[PDF-156KB]

The Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines chart compares recommendations from the American Academy of Family Practice, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, American Cancer Society, American College of Chest Physicians, American Lung Association, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

Page last reviewed: October 21, 2019