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An Expanding List of Tier 1 Genomic Applications: Evidence-based Guidelines for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Public Health
MA Burke et al, CDC Blog, October 6,2021

The CDC Tier-Classified Guideline Database includes three Tier 1 guidelines on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). A 2014 guideline from the European Society of Cardiology, a 2017 guideline from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Rhythm Society, and a 2020 guideline from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology all recommend genetic testing for patients meeting diagnostic criteria for HCM. Each includes recommendations for evaluation of family history, cascade genetic testing in relatives, and genetic counseling of affected individuals.

Reinvigorating Family Health History in the Era of Genomics
CDC Webinar, November 18, 2021

This seminar will address current efforts to improve data collection on family health history from consumers and clinicians and how this information can be added to electronic medical records. Speakers will discuss how public health can address the growing need for guidance as clinicians and consumers struggle with how to implement genomics into clinical care and highlight international family health history efforts.

Resources in Genomics and Precision Health to Enhance Public Health Impact of New Technologies
CDC slide set, 2021

The presentation reviews the CDC Public Health Genomics and Precision Health Knowledge Base (PHGKB), a suite of searchable databases that includes publications and other resources. It includes: 1) COVID Genomics and Precision Health, a database that includes publications and other resources about the impact of genomics and precision health technologies on the investigation and control of COVID-19; 2) My Family Health Portrait, a family health history collection tool that allows users to save and share their family health history information; and 3) Specialized PHGKB databases such as reproductive and child health, family health history, and health equity.

What Causes Type 2 Diabetes
CDC,July 2021

There’s more to why people get type 2 diabetes than you may know. Although lifestyle is a big part, so are family history, age, and race. Learn about what causes type 2 diabetes and how you can help lower your risk.


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Family history recording in UK general practice: the lIFeLONG study. External Web Site Icon
Dineen Molly et al. Family practice 2021
Germline variant screening with targeted next generation sequencing in prostate cancer: phenotype-genotype correlation. External Web Site Icon
Çakir Ali Yavuz et al. Turkish journal of medical sciences 2021
Large-scale group genetic counseling: Evaluation of a novel service delivery model in a Canadian hereditary cancer clinic. External Web Site Icon
Lohn Zoe et al. Journal of genetic counseling 2021
Pretest Genetic Education Video Versus Genetic Counseling for Men Considering Prostate Cancer Germline Testing: A Patient-Choice Study to Address Urgent Practice Needs. External Web Site Icon
Russo Jessica et al. JCO precision oncology 2021 5
Risk-Reducing Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy for Ovarian Cancer: A Review and Clinical Guide for Hereditary Predisposition Genes. External Web Site Icon
Liu Ying L et al. JCO oncology practice 2021 OP2100382
Underdiagnosis of Hereditary Colorectal Cancers Among Medicare Patients: Genetic Testing Criteria for Lynch Syndrome Miss the Mark. External Web Site Icon
Muller Charles et al. JCO precision oncology 2021 5
Uptake of genetic counseling and multi-gene panel testing among women in the Intermountain West with previous negative BRCA1 and BRCA2 results contacted for updated testing. External Web Site Icon
Mooney Ryan et al. Journal of genetic counseling 2021
Decision-making and experiences of preimplantation genetic diagnosis in inherited heart diseases: a qualitative study. External Web Site Icon
Yeates Laura et al. European journal of human genetics : EJHG 2021
Knowledge about risk factors for cancer and cancer risk behavior among patients with severe mental illness. External Web Site Icon
Grassi Luigi et al. Psycho-oncology 2021
Oncology clinic-based germline genetic testing for exocrine pancreatic cancer enables timely return of results and unveils low uptake of cascade testing. External Web Site Icon
Wang Yifan et al. Journal of medical genetics 2021
Ability of known colorectal cancer susceptibility SNPs to predict colorectal cancer risk: A cohort study within the UK Biobank. External Web Site Icon
Gafni Aviv et al. PloS one 2021 16(9) e0251469
Case-finding and genetic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia in primary care. External Web Site Icon
Qureshi Nadeem et al. Heart (British Cardiac Society) 2021
Efficacy of a family-based cardiovascular risk reduction intervention in individuals with a family history of premature coronary heart disease in India (PROLIFIC): an open-label, single-centre, cluster randomised controlled trial. External Web Site Icon
Jeemon Panniyammakal et al. The Lancet. Global health 2021 9(10) e1442-e1450
Evaluating Primary Care Providers' Readiness for Delivering Genetic and Genomic Services to Underserved Populations. External Web Site Icon
Sharma Yashoda et al. Public health genomics 2021 1-10
Familial Hypercholesterolemia in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Genetic Insights from EXPLORE-J. External Web Site Icon
Harada-Shiba Mariko et al. Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis 2021
Importance of Family History of Colorectal Cancer In Situ Versus Invasive Colorectal Cancer: A Nationwide Cohort Study. External Web Site Icon
Tian Yu et al. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN 2021 1-6
Mapping Users' Experience of a Family History and Genetic Risk Algorithm Tool in Primary Care. External Web Site Icon
Miroševic Špela et al. Public health genomics 2021 1-10
Novel strategy for disease risk prediction incorporating predicted gene expression and DNA methylation data: a multi-phased study of prostate cancer. External Web Site Icon
Wu Chong et al. Cancer communications (London, England) 2021
Application of a Neural Network Classifier to Radiofrequency-Based Osteopenia/Osteoporosis Screening. External Web Site Icon
Adams Johnathan W et al. IEEE journal of translational engineering in health and medicine 2021 94900907
Case Report:clinical experience of bilateral giant pediatric Testicular adrenal rest tumors with 3 Beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase-2 family history. External Web Site Icon
Yu Lingyun, et al. BMC pediatrics 2021 0 0. (1) 405

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Disclaimer: Articles listed in the Public Health Knowledge Base are selected by the CDC Office of Public Health Genomics to provide current awareness of the literature and news. Inclusion in the update does not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor does it imply endorsement of the article's methods or findings. CDC and DHHS assume no responsibility for the factual accuracy of the items presented. The selection, omission, or content of items does not imply any endorsement or other position taken by CDC or DHHS. Opinion, findings and conclusions expressed by the original authors of items included in the update, or persons quoted therein, are strictly their own and are in no way meant to represent the opinion or views of CDC or DHHS. References to publications, news sources, and non-CDC Websites are provided solely for informational purposes and do not imply endorsement by CDC or DHHS.

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