HEREDITARY CANCERS : FAMILY HISTORY ASSESSMENT, GUIDELINES, MANAGEMENT
Provide a 1.5 lecture to increase physician knowledge about hereditary breast and ovarian cancer and its relationship to a woman’s family history of breast and ovarian cancer. Review the guidelines (specifically NCCN Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian and Pancreatic v2.2021 guidelines) for patient referrals to genetics. This lecture will focus on women who present to their annual primary care appointment and include information on physician’s assessment of a family history of breast and ovarian cancer.
Board-certified physicians, specifically OB/GYN and PCPs, who are currently employed by the Allegheny Health Network system.
- Discuss improve the use of genetic counseling referrals for patients meeting the NCCN HBOC referral criteria.
- Review the referral guidelines and management options for women at an increased risk for breast cancer.
Janette Gomez, DO
Kyla Morphy, MGC, LCGC
Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Allegheny General Hospital designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™