Breast Cancer - Provider Resources

Fact Sheets:

Provider Tools:

  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool: This Web tool allows a health professional to project a woman's individualized estimate of risk for invasive breast cancer over a five-year period and over her lifetime (to age 90). The Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool has been designed for a health professional to project an individual patient's estimate of invasive breast cancer risk. It is only part of the complex discussion regarding a woman's options in reducing her risk of breast cancer

  • Cancer Family History Guide: The Cancer Family History Guide is a hand-held risk assessment tool designed to identify patients at risks for two hereditary cancer syndromes: Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome and Lynch Syndrome.  The Cancer Family History Guide is provided free of charge to Michigan healthcare providers.


Websites of Interest:

    This site offers a summary of news/commentaries, reviews, handbooks, and other materials covering the continuum of breast cancer issues. Many pages of information are available and are organized under topics such as epidemiology and risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and psychosocial effects.

  • Medscape Resource Center — Breast Cancer
    A collection of the latest medical news and information about breast cancer workup, treatment, follow up, and images. This resource center includes news, conference summaries, articles, editorials, journal scans, treatment updates, clinical management modules, MEDLINE abstracts, and more.

  • National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program  
    The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program provides access to breast and cervical cancer screening services to underserved women in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, 5 U.S. territories, and 12 tribes.
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI) — Cancer Genetics Network
    The NCI sponsors the Cancer Genetics Network (CGN), a national network of centers specializing in the study of inherited predisposition to cancer. The resource is available to the research community at large to support studies on the genetic basis of human cancer susceptibility, the integration of this information into medical practice, and the behavioral, ethical, and public health issues associated with human genetics.

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