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Colon & Rectal Tumors Constitute a Single Type of Cancer

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NAPBC Letter Regarding Genetic Counseling

CIGNA recently initiated a policy to require genetic counseling as a requirement to genetic testing for cancer predisposition.  However, physicians and nurses were not included as approved providers for the counseling.  Attached is the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) response to this policy.  Jean Rosiak, the ONS liaison to the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) informs us that she is working with NAPBC to compose their response.

Surgeon General's New Family Health History Tool

On January 13, 2009 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released an updated and improved version of the Surgeon General's Internet-based family health history tool.  Read more about the history tool.

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