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Risk Management Guidelines

Learn about the steps that people at high risk for cancer can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

NCCN Guidelines for Risk Management for Men with BRCA mutations

Breast cancer:

  • Breast self-exam training and education beginning at age 35
  • Annual clinical breast exam beginning at age 35

 Prostate Cancer

  • Prostate cancer screening for BRCA2 mutation carriers beginning at age 45 is recommended, and should be considered for BRCA1 mutation carriers. Screening consists of a blood test known as PSA and strong recommendation for a clinical digital rectal exam.

Updated 01/06/2018

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