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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Resource Materials

  • Bring Your Brave CampaignBring Your Brave Campaign; This Center for Disease Control and Prevention campaign provides information about breast cancer to women younger than age 45 by sharing real stories about young women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer.
  • CDC National Office of Public Health Genomics:
    This site provides visitors with information about human genetic discoveries and how they can be used to improve health and prevent disease. This site also includes links to genomics programs in other states.
  • CDC National Division of Cancer Prevention and This site provides visitors with information about cancer prevention and control, including information on: preventing cancer, data and statistics, survivors and caregivers, and policies and practices. 
  • Inside Knowledge - Get the Facts About Gynecologic Cancer:
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Inside Knowledge campaign raises awareness of the five main types of gynecologic cancer: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar. Inside Knowledge encourages women to pay attention to their bodies, so they can recognize any warning signs and seek medical care. 

National Resources 

  • GeneReviews:
    This site provides comprehensive information about genetic conditions, national and international genetic clinics, and genetic testing laboratories.
  • Genetic Alliance:
    Site links to support groups for genetic conditions and other information about specific genetic conditions.
  • Genetics and Public Policy Center:
    Site links to Center which works to help policy leaders, decision makers, and the public better understand the rapidly evolving field of human genetics and its application to healthcare.
  • National Human Genome Research Institute:
    This site provides a wealth of information about research, clinical care, and education related to the Human Genome Project, including information on ethical, legal, and social issues.

Western Regional Resources

  • GeneForum:
    This site is devoted to informing the public about current and emerging genetic policy issues, fostering public dialogue, and promoting public participation in genetic policy development.
  • Western States Genetics Services Collaborative:
    This site offers information regarding the collaboration among Alaska, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington on a federally funded multi-state project that seeks to coordinate and increase access to genetic services.

Statewide Partners (Advocacy and Support)