Tag: Resources

ICARE Social Media Post May 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Medical Minute

In recognition of ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป’๐˜€ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—น๐˜๐—ต ๐— ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต, listen to our colleague, Dr. Sonya Reid, talk about the importance of mammography for the early detection of breast cancer! To learn more, check out the American Cancer Society’s Recommendations for the Early Detection of Breast Cancer at: https://www.cancer.org/cancer/breast-cancer/screening-tests-and-early-detection/american-cancer-society-recommendations-for-the-early-detection-of-breast-cancer.html

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ICARE Social Media Post April 2021

Komen Disparities Resource

Check out Susan G. Komen’s “๐—ž๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—›๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜†, ๐—ž๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ถ๐˜€๐—ธ” resource, which outlines disparities in breast cancer, how to understand your risk, and recommended screening and management practices. To learn more, please visit: ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.komen.org/about-komen/our-impact/breast-cancer/health-equities-initiative/know-your-history/ ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://blog.komen.org/news/black-history-month/

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ICARE Social Media Post March 2021

Winter 2021 Community Spotlight

In every ICARE newsletter we feature a ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐˜๐—น๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ to share their experience with inherited cancer. In the latest edition, Dave Dubin, co-founder of AliveAndKickn, shares his experience with Lynch Syndrome. Check out his full story at: https://inheritedcancer.net/community-spotlight/

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ICARE Social Media Post February 2021

ICARE Winter 2021 Newsletter

The ICARE Winter 2021 Newsletter is now available! Check out this latest edition for recent research and clinical updates, a Q&A with a genomics expert, and an inspiring community spotlight piece. You can read the newsletter by visiting: https://inheritedcancer.net/wp-content/uploads/ICARE-2021-Winter-Newsletter.pdf. Please feel free to share with family members, friends, and/or your healthcare providers.

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ICARE Social Media Post January 2021

Male Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC)

The Male Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) shares stories from male breast cancer survivors all over the world. To learn more and find resources for affected men and their families, please visit https://malebreastcancercoalition.org/. MBCC also developed printable and shareable cards in over 20 languages outlining the proper way to do self-breast exams for both men and …

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ICARE Social Media Post January 2021

Family Sharing Resources: GeneSHARE

With the tremendous advances in gene-based care among those at risk for inherited cancer, we are trying to develop and improve tools and strategies to make it easier for more people to benefit from genetic testing. We are excited to share with you a free online toolkit called ๐—š๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜, which is aimed at helping patients …

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ICARE Social Media Post January 2021

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Genetics PDQ

For further information, check out the National Cancer Institute’s PDQยฎ Cancer Genetics Summary available at: https://www.cancer.gov/publications/pdq/information-summaries/genetics

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ICARE Social Media Post September 2020

Living with Lynch 2020 Virtual Patient Workshop

SJoin the Colon Cancer Coalition and AliveAndKickn for the Living with Lynch 2020 Virtual Patient Workshop on๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—ข๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿต๐˜๐—ต ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐Ÿญ๐—ฝ๐—บ-๐Ÿฑ๐—ฝ๐—บ ๐—˜๐—ง to hear unique patient perspectives and the latest information from experts on Lynch syndrome.  Visit https://www.livingwithlynch.org/2020-living-with-lynch to register for this free workshop today! 

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ICARE Social Media Post September 2020

ICARE Summer 2020 Newsletter

The ICARE Summer 2020 Newsletter is now available! Check out this latest edition for recent research and clinical updates as well as a Q&A with a nationally renowned clinical geneticist from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.    You can read the newsletter by visiting: https://inheritedcancer.net/wp-content/uploads/ICARE-2020-Summer-Newsletter.pdf    Please feel free to share with family members, friends, and/or your …

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ICARE Social Media Post August 2020

CDC Resource for Free Breast Cancer Screening

We are here to help! Our followers asked us to provide information about screening resources for women with hereditary breast cancer. We would like to make folks aware about a CDC program that provides free breast cancer screening for women who are uninsured and underinsured. โฃโฃ โฃโฃ Check out more information at: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/nbccedp/ โฃโฃ

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ICARE Social Media Post July 2020

Racial Inequalities in Genetics

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”1″ display=”basic_slideshow” arrows=”1″ show_thumbnail_link=”0″]It is important to talk about racial inequalities in healthcare as it affects the care received among Black patients. Through our research efforts, we not only want to address the issue of racism but also think about ways to make healthcare more equitable. A recently published study including our research …

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ICARE Social Media Post March 2020

Study Based on ICARE Participants with ATM and CHEK2 Mutations

Women with ATM and CHEK2 mutations have a lifetime breast cancer risk greater than 20%, which is the threshold at which screening through a breast MRI is recommended. A recently published study based on ICARE participants with ATM and CHEK2 mutations suggested that most female family members of ATM and CHEK2 mutation carriers do not …

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ICARE Newsletter Winter 2020

New Study Based on ICARE Participants with ATM & CHEK2 Mutations

We are excited to tell you about our recently published results based solely on data from ICARE participants with ATM and CHEK2 mutations. Our findings suggest most female family members of ATM and CHEK2 mutation carriers do not qualify for breast MRI screening based on family cancer history alone. This emphasizes the need to share …

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ICARE Social Media Post November 2019

Educational Resources: The Family Link Between Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Black Women

The differences seen in access to healthcare across different racial groups are known as health disparities. To address the gap in awareness, we have pursued efforts to raise awareness about inherited breast cancer among African Americans. We are excited to introduce you to another invaluable resource, the Breast Cancer Genetics Research and Education for African American …

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ICARE Social Media Post September 2019

Family Sharing Resources: GeneSHARE

With the tremendous advances in gene-based care among those with inherited cancer risk, we are trying to develop tools and strategies to make it easier for more people to benefit from genetic education and testing. We are proud to introduce you to GeneSHARE, a free online toolkit for YOU, to help share positive test results …

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