Genomics and Precision Health Weekly Update

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September 5, 2019 – No. 1007

Spotlight
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Breast Cancer Prevention and Precision Medicine

This week, we highlight a new recommendation from the US Preventive Services Task Forceexternal icon on medication use to reduce risk of breast cancer in women who are at increased risk for breast cancer.
Search PHGKB for the latest information and publications on breast cancer and genomics and precision health.

Highlights
  • Cholesterol Awareness: The Basics
    Search PHGKB for the latest information and publications on familial hypercholesterolemia.
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors
    Search PHGKB for information on the impact of genomics, family history and precision health on prostate cancer.
  • Suicide Awareness: Prevention
    Search PHGKB for information on the impact of genomics, family history and precision health on suicide.
  • Newborn Screening: What’s New
    Read CDC publications on newborn screening.

About the Weekly Update

The Genomics and Precision Health Weekly Update features the latest information and publications on the public health impact of human genomics and family history, pathogen genomics and advanced molecular detection, machine learning and precision health technologies.  The update also features CDC publications in genomics and precision health. Articles listed in the update are selected by the Office of Public Health Genomics to provide current awareness of the public health literature. An article’s inclusion does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article’s methods or findings.