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Risk Management Options

Learn about the steps that high-risk women can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

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Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
This FORCE-endorsed book was written by founder and Executive Director Sue Friedman; geneticist Rebecca Sutphen, MD; and health writer, Kathy Steligo. This book is a comprehensive resource on all topics related to hereditary cancer, genetic testing, and risk-management.

Finding a Specialist in Hereditary Cancer

How do I decide? Decision-making surrounding hereditary cancer
August 2, 2011 presentation by Allision Kurian MD, M.Sc, Stanford University School of Medicine. This webinar presents the standard-of-care risk management options and helps sort through those options to make decisions that are right for your circumstances.

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Decision Tool for Women with BRCA Mutations
Developed by researchers at Stanford University, this tool is designed to help women with BRCA mutations understand the risks and survival benefits for each risk-management option in order to make the decision that is right for them.