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 Ovarian Cancer Risk Management
The 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.*
Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO): The premier medical specialty society of health care professionals trained in the comprehensive management of gynecologic cancers
Information on Ovarian 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
American Cancer Society (ACS): A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem
Breastcancer.org: Dedicated to providing information about breast cancer, this site also has information about ovarian cancer risk reduction.
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, ovarian cancer, or at increased genetic risk
*Sharsheret also provides support for those facing ovarian cancer or at increased risk of cancer*