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Breast cancer in the family: What does it mean?
1 Educational activity
1 Performance review
Adult internal medicine (AIM)
History taking (Hx)
Provide expert medical care in all rural contexts 
Provide primary care

Breast cancer in the family: What does it mean?

This course describes genes in which heritable faults (or mutations) increase a woman’s susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer. It will explain how to assess a woman’s risk of breast and ovarian cancer based on her family history and describe when it is appropriate to refer someone for genetic testing at a familial cancer centre. The module will also describe risk-reducing strategies for women who are found to be at increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer.

If you are not an ACRRM member and wish to apply for free access (sponsored via Cancer Australia), please click here to register.

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Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
ACRRM Education Development
61 07 3105 8200
61 07 3105 8299
Level 1, 324 Queen Street