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NCCN Publishes Updated Genetic Risk Assessment Recommendations

NCCN Publishes Updated Genetic Risk Assessment Recommendations
New evidence-based criteria that focuses on broader testing guidelines, and an aim to simplify the format for practicing physicians were the key drivers of recent updates to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic.

“We had 2 main goals with this round of the guidelines,” said Mary B. Daly, PhD, FACP, of the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, who also serves as the chair of the NCCN Guidelines Panel for Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic. “One, of course was to keep up to date with the evidence as it continues to emerge so that it can inform the guidelines we write. Read more . . .


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