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Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics: Current Status and Future Directions
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
State at least 3 recent developments that have shaped current thinking on the impact of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations on breast and ovarian cancer risks, and apply this knowledge to identifying patients for whom genetic testing should be considered.
This educational program is conceived and credited in accordance with ACCME’s Essential Areas and Policies, including the 2004 Updated Standards for Commercial Support. Pri-Med faculty hail from a variety of institutions and participate in content development, along with Pri-Med Institute’s Advisory Boards and its expert review partners, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Tufts Health Care Institute. All final decisions about program content are the responsibility of Pri-Med Institute.
||AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
||Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
||Pri-Med Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Editorial Board
Judy Garber, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Cancer Risk and Prevention Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Financial Disclosure Statement(s)
Dr Garber serves as an investigator for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.
The content collaborators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have no financial relationships to disclose.
Ms Rouhana has no financial relationships to disclose.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and N/A
Genentech BioOncology and sanofi-aventis
Instructions for Obtaining Credit:
Complete this activity. Answer the questions in the attached posttest and evaluation. Click on "claim credit" and follow the instructions to print out the credit certificate.
Computer System Requirements:
The opinions, ideas, and recommendations expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty only and are not necessarily endorsed, nor do they necessarily reflect, those of their affiliated institutions, Pri-Med Institute, Pri-Med Institute Advisory Boards and Consultants, M|C Communications, LLC, or the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Clinical judgment must guide each clinician in weighing the possible risks, benefits, or contraindications of any diagnostics, interventions or treatments discussed. Clinicians should review manufacturers’ product information and consider these with the recommendations of other authorities when applying the assessment and/or clinical management strategies discussed in this activity to the care of their patients.