Provider Resources

In addition to the research registry, ICARE has multiple educational and research-based initiatives for healthcare providers and members of the general public. The goal of these initiatives is to increase the availability of resources and programs in clinical cancer genetics. The initiatives described below are currently in development and/or in practice in various professional or patient-based cancer communities. Specific educational resources available to our ICARE Partners include access to:

 

nci-logoNational Cancer Institute PDQ Cancer Information Summaries: Genetics

PDQ is an online database developed and maintained by the National Cancer Institute. It is designed to make the most current, credible and accurate cancer information available to health professionals and the public.


NCCN

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

Click the link above to browse the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) website.


Commission on Cancer (CoC)

The CoC is a group of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through prevention, research, education and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.  Patient referrals to ICARE can contribute to your program’s CoC accreditation requirements. To learn more about becoming a recruitment site, please click here.


National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC)

The NAPBC is a coalition of professional organizations working together to provide the most efficient and contemporary breast care. When your breast center achieves accreditation by the NAPBC you can be assured it is held to the highest standards of care for patients with diseases of the breast. Patient referrals to ICARE can contribute to your program’s NAPBC accreditation requirements. To learn more about becoming a recruitment site, please click here.