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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 Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Aug 15, 2019 2:01:55 PM

There are over 157 million women in the United States. About 12 percent of those women will develop invasive breast cancer, according to the nonprofit group BreastCancer.org. That's over 18 …

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Topics:Best Practices

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 focus of the recent "Hot Topic Webinar" hosted by the Association …

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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 Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Jul 8, 2019 4:13:07 PM

Hereditary cancer risk assessment programs present an enormous value proposition for health systems. In the short-term, it can drive additional revenue through increased surveillance and preventative services. Over the long …

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Topics:Workflow SolutionsBest 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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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 will share how OSF Healthcare implemented its high-risk screening and genetic counseling …

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by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Feb 26, 2019 3:12:35 PM

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines for genetic testing should be updated, suggests a 2018 study published in the Journal of Oncology. The study looked at 959 breast cancer patients, and …

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by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Feb 4, 2019 4:26:35 PM

Black History Month is an important celebration for us here at CancerIQ, and with today marking World Cancer Day (which aims to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention, …

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by Feyi Olopade Ayodele, on Jan 9, 2019 12:59:49 PM

In the last year using CancerIQ, we have been able to see 41% more patients, and we have not increased our genetic counseling FTEs." | Candace (Candy) Nehlsen-Hofman, MS, LCGC, …

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About the CancerIQ Blog

At CancerIQ, we're dedicated to making it easier for providers to offer cancer risk assessment to every patient that walks through the door. This starts with practical implementation methods and tools (like CancerIQ)! On our blog, we'll offer best practices and advice on how to streamline your cancer risk assessment program. 

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