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Last Posted: Jan 14, 2021
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Family history assessment significantly enhances delivery of precision medicine in the genomics era.
Bylstra Yasmin et al. Genome medicine 2021 Jan (1) 3

This study demonstrates that the collection and analysis of comprehensive family history and genomic data are complementary and in combination can prioritize individuals for genomic analysis. Thus, family history remains a critical component of health risk assessment, providing important actionable data when implementing genomics screening programs.

Family Health History PHGKB
CDC, November 2020

Family Health History PHGKB is an online, continuously updated, searchable database of information and publications relevant to the role of family health history in healthcare and disease prevention.

Happy Thanksgiving 2020: Family and Family Health History Are As Important As Ever
RF Green et al, November 23, 2020

This Thanksgiving might not look the same as the ones before it, but some things haven’t changed. Even if you can’t see your loved ones in person, Thanksgiving is still a great time to talk to your family members about your family health history.

Family Health History for Patients and Families
NHGRI, November 2020

Find out how learning your family's health history can help you discover your genomic heritage and risks, and guide you in making healthy environment and lifestyle choices.


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Comparison of family health history in surveys vs electronic health record data mapped to the observational medical outcomes partnership data model in the All of Us Research Program. External Web Site Icon
Cronin Robert M et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA 2021 Jan
Increased ease of access to genetic counseling for low-income women with breast cancer using a point of care screening tool. External Web Site Icon
Rao Smita K et al. Journal of community genetics 2021 Jan
Screening first-degree relatives of glaucoma patients reveals barriers to participation. External Web Site Icon
Shroff Sujani et al. The British journal of ophthalmology 2021 Jan
The effect of family history on screening procedures and prognosis in breast cancer patients - Results of a large population-based case-control study. External Web Site Icon
Seiffert Katharina et al. Breast (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2020 Dec 5598-104
Family Health History-Based Cancer Prevention Training for Community Health Workers. External Web Site Icon
Chen Wei-Ju et al. American journal of preventive medicine 2020 Dec
Long-term prognosis of women with Brugada syndrome and Electrophysiologic study. External Web Site Icon
Rodríguez-Mañero Moisés et al. Heart rhythm 2020 Dec
CanRisk Tool - A web interface for the prediction of breast and ovarian cancer risk and the likelihood of carrying genetic pathogenic variants. External Web Site Icon
Carver Tim et al. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology 2020 Dec
Development and validation of a prognostic nomogram for patients with triple-negative breast cancer with histology of infiltrating duct carcinoma. External Web Site Icon
Jing Na et al. Annals of translational medicine 2020 Nov 8(21) 1447
Inequalities and risk factors related to non-participation in colorectal cancer screening programmes: a systematic review. External Web Site Icon
Unanue-Arza Saloa et al. European journal of public health 2020 Dec
Population-based Screening for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Variants in Japan. External Web Site Icon
Fujita Masashi et al. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association 2020 Dec

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