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General “Take Action” Infographic
CDC Cancer, 2019 Brand (Posted: Oct-08-2019 8AM)

Lower your risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Asking relatives about their cancer histories can be hard. Follow these tips: Share that you have learned that cancers can run in families. Explain that you are creating a record of your family’s history of cancer. •Encourage family members to respond in a way that is most comfortable to them.


Learn Your Family History of Breast and Ovarian Cancer
CDC, 2019 Brand (Posted: Sep-16-2019 8AM)

Learning your family history of cancer, from both your mother’s and father’s sides, can help you know if you have a higher risk for getting breast or ovarian cancer at a young age.Asking your relatives about their cancer histories can be hard. Here are some tips for talking with your family about this topic.


Infographic: “What Every Young Woman Needs to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer”
CDC, 2019 Brand (Posted: Jul-17-2019 9AM)


Take Action to Lower Your Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk
Brand (Posted: Jul-13-2017 3PM)


Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Brand (Posted: Oct-10-2016 1PM)


Does Breast or Ovarian Cancer Run in Your Family?
Brand (Posted: Oct-20-2015 4PM)


Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer- Public Health Implementation Toolkit
Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


CDC Information: Does Breast or Ovarian Cancer Run in Your Family?
Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


Knowing BRCA Changed My Life
By Debbie Wasserman Schultz, CDC Blog Post 2014 Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


CDC Know:BRCA Tool
Some women carry certain genetic changes in their BRCA genes that increase their risks for getting breast, ovarian, and other kinds of cancers at a young age Brand (Posted: Feb-25-2015 0PM)


BRCA2 hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome
From NCATS Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center Brand (Posted: Jan-01-2011 0AM)


BRCA1 hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome
From NCATS Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center Brand (Posted: Jan-01-2011 0AM)



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