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Report on vaccines to prevent hereditary cancer

https://www.facingourrisk.org/XRAY/vaccines-for-prevention
Full article: https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/vaccine-prevent-breast-cancer-earliest-stages-47698177

On 05/30/2017, Good Morning America aired a segment entitled “Can a vaccine help prevent breast cancer at its earliest stages?” The story outlines the need for cancer prevention and hints at early research into a cancer vaccine. (8/1/17)

Expert Guidelines

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides breast cancer risk management guidelines for people with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations. We recommend that you speak with a genetics expert who can look at your personal and family history of cancer and can help you to determine the best risk management plan. 

Screening for women:

Risk reduction for women:

Risk management in men:

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines for management of breast cancer risk in people with inherited mutations linked to breast cancer. We recommend that you speak with a genetics expert who can look at your personal and family history of cancer and help you to determine the best risk management plan. 

ATM or CHEK2

BARD1, RAD51C or RAD51D 

BRIP1

CDH1 

PALB2

PTEN

RAD51C/RAD51D

 

STK11

TP53

Questions To Ask Your Health Care Provider

Open Clinical Trials

The following are breast cancer screening or prevention studies enrolling people at high risk for breast cancer.   

Additional risk-management clinical trials for people at high risk for breast cancer may be found here.

About FORCE

FORCE is a national nonprofit organization, established in 1999. Our mission is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by adult hereditary cancers.