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by CancerIQ, on Oct 18, 2019 9:55:25 AM

With changing recommendations from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) on genetic screening for breast cancer, many breast imaging centers and primary care providers are asking the same question: …

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by CancerIQ, on Oct 2, 2019 6:18:03 PM

In part one of our three-part webinar series, we explored the enormous value proposition that cancer risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing present to health systems. Now, we highlight …

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Topics:Best PracticesHigh Risk Patient ManagementIdentifying High Risk PatientsBreast Imaging Center

by CancerIQ, on Oct 2, 2019 11:10:07 AM

In a 2018 study, researchers tested the efficacy of the Tyrer-Cuzick Lifetime risk model for identifying women at increased or high risk of hereditary breast cancer. In doing so, 100,318 …

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Topics:Best PracticesIdentifying High Risk PatientsBreast Imaging Center

by CancerIQ, on Sep 16, 2019 8:52:26 AM

Breast imaging centers are a hub for screening and early detection. They play an important role in identifying high-risk patients prior to a cancer diagnosis. We covered this in the …

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Topics:High Risk Patient ManagementIdentifying High Risk PatientsBreast Imaging Center

by CancerIQ, on Aug 28, 2019 5:36:08 PM

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently updated its recommendations to include more women for BRCA screening. Receiving less attention from that announcement was the recommendation that primary care …

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Topics:Best PracticesHealth Systems

by CancerIQ, on Aug 21, 2019 6:03:13 PM

Primary care clinicians should assess women with a personal or family history of breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer or who have an ancestry associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene …

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by CancerIQ, on Jul 29, 2019 9:17:00 AM

How do health systems make the most of their valuable - and limited - genetic counselor resources? This was the focus of the recent "Hot Topic Webinar" hosted by the …

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Topics:Best Practices

by CancerIQ, on Jul 24, 2019 12:35:38 PM

The stats are well-known by now. The U.S. spends nearly 18 percent of its GDP on healthcare, which is about twice that of other high-income nations. However, despite the amount …

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Topics:Best PracticesHealth Systems

by CancerIQ, on Jun 14, 2019 9:20:53 AM

Paper questionnaires for determining a patient's risk for hereditary cancers. Limited genetic counselor resources throughout the country. Too much burdensome administrative work. These are common problems that cancer risk assessment …

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Topics:Best Practices

by CancerIQ, on Mar 11, 2019 5:35:42 PM

At the ACCC 45th Annual Meeting & Cancer Center Business Summit in Washington D.C., Michele Settelmyer, APN, MSN shared how OSF Healthcare implemented its high-risk screening and genetic counseling program …

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Topics:ACCC