Resources On Breast Cancer Risk Management

The following organizations have information about screening and risk reduction for women with BRCA mutations.  You may go to the following links to be directed to the webpages listed here:

 

Guidelines for Breast Cancer Risk Management

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN):  A nonprofit alliance of 25 of the world’s leading cancer centers that produces up-to-date evidence based clinical practice guidelines on cancer screening and risk reduction

*You can register for a free NCCN account to access risk management guidelines.*

American Cancer Society (ACS):  A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem

 

Information on Breast Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction

FORCE (Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered):  Dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

National Cancer Institute:  Part of the National Institutes of Health, the NCI website provides up-to-date educational materials about cancer screening and risk reduction, and information about open clinical trials

Susan G. Komen:  Dedicated to the advancement of breast cancer research, community health outreach, education, and advocacy

Bright Pink:  Dedicated to saving women’s lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering them to live proactively at a young age. 

Sharsheret:  Dedicated to offering a community of support to Jewish women diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk

Breastcancer.org: Dedicated to providing information about breast cancer and breast health 

Tip:

When you go to the homepage for the websites listed, you can type in phrases such as “breast MRI” or “prophylactic mastectomy” to locate specific information.