Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Genetic testing is an essential part of care for women with ovarian cancer and their families. 1 in 78 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime.1 In 2019, there will be an estimated 22,530 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States.1 While ovarian cancer […]

Genetic Testing for Cancer Survivors

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It is important for cancer survivors to talk to their healthcare providers about genetic testing on a regular basis.

Colon Cancer Awareness and Lynch Syndrome

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Lynch syndrome, also known as Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC), is the most common cause of inherited colon cancer. Find out more.

American Cancer Society Lowers Colorectal Cancer Screening to Age 45, Adds Additional Testing Options in Updated Guidelines

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This change in ACS guidelines would allow approximately 21 million people more to have access to colorectal cancer screening. 

Cervical Cancer Prevention: Liquid-Based Cytology and hr-HPV Co-testing Remain the Most Effective Cervical Cancer Screening Method

Insights

In our opinion, the best evidence still supports screening with Pap and hr-HPV together to provide the best protection against cervical cancer for women ages 30 to 65.

New Lung Cancer Test to Help Physicians Choose the Best Personalized Medicine for Patients

Innovation

Quest Diagnostics and Thermo Fisher have teamed up to make the Oncomine Dx Target Test broadly accessible nationwide.

You Can Protect Women’s Access to Co-Testing (Pap and HPV together) for Cervical Cancer

Action

USPSTF Considering Changes to Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines That May Increase Risk of a Missed Diagnosis

Patients Find Info and Support at FORCEs 10th Annual Conference

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FORCE is devoted to supporting women who may be at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer and for men who are at increased risk for hereditary cancer.