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Understanding Early Onset Breast Cancer (EOBC) Course Series Now Available!

Understanding Early Onset Breast Cancer (EOBC) Course Series Now Available!

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is offering a free CME accredited course that includes risk assessment and communications tools and discusses the genetic, racial and health history factors that increase the risk for EOBC.

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Share these resources about actions women can take to lower the risk of Gynecologic Cancers with your patients and clients.

New Resource Available!  “Talk to Someone About Prostate Cancer”

New Resource Available! “Talk to Someone About Prostate Cancer”

This virtual simulation was developed to help men better understand prostate health, including risks for prostate cancer and options for screening and treatment. The videos feature an avatar named Nathan. Nathan guides users through the various conversations about risk, screening and treatment. You can access the Talk to Someone about Prostate Cancer simulation from the CDC prostate cancer website.

 

 

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Increase in 2019

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Increase in 2019

Great News! Pennsylvania’s overall Colorectal Cancer screening rate for community health centers increased from 40.5% (2017 UDS) to 44.23% in (2018 UDS) to 45.8% (2019 UDS). Visit the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Uniform Data Systems Resources page for more information.

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