Cancer Plan Minnesota 2025

Objective 3

Increase the use of genetic counseling and testing for hereditary breast, ovarian and colorectal cancers

STRATEGIES

3.1 Conduct targeted outreach and education to segments of the population at elevated risk for hereditary breast, ovarian and colorectal cancer

3.2 Identify and increase referral of women diagnosed with breast cancer under age 45; triple negative breast cancer under age 60; or a family history of these cancers

3.3 Identify and refer all women with ovarian cancer or a family history of ovarian cancer

3.4 Promote universal Lynch syndrome screening for all new diagnoses of colon and uterine cancer through tumor or direct gene testing

3.5 Advocate for policies that reduce insurance barriers to genetic counseling and testing

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UPDATES

Updates coming soon. If you would like to work on this objective or any of its strategies please contact communications@mncanceralliance.org

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Detection workgroup page.

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MEASURES

Measure: Percent of women with breast cancer age 45 or younger who are referred for genetic counseling
Data Source: TBD (Potential use of MN All Payer Claims Database)
Baseline: TBD Target: 25% increase