Public Health Genomics
Public Health Genomics is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the effective and responsible translation of genome based knowledge and technologies to improve population health (Bellagio Statement, 2006).
State Cancer Profiles (CDC, NCI) - Statistics for prioritizing cancer control efforts
Research to Reality (NCI)
- Interactive community of practice for discussion, learning, and enhanced collaboration around evidence-based practice
Evaluation of Genomic Applications in Practice and Prevention - Recommendations for public health genomics
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Federally supported) - Recommendations on screening, counseling, and preventive medications
Additional Research Evidence Reviews
- Breast Cancer:
- Ovarian Cancer:
- Colorectal Cancer:
- Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer: Diagnostic Strategies and Their Implications
- DNA testing strategies aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from Lynch syndrome
- Can UGT1A1 Genotyping Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Treated with Irinotecan?
- Screening for Colorectal Cancer, Updated Systematic Review
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Research-tested Intervention Programs (NCI, SAMHSA) - Summary statements, ratings and program materials from cancer prevention and control studies
- "Breast Cancer Risk & Genetic Testing" - Designed to enhance knowledge in the decision making process for genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility
- This site provides an explanation of and resources for those wanting to apply the RE-AIM framework; the RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice
- State, tribe and territory plans
- General Guidelines for developing a comprehensive cancer control plan
Prevention & Care Management (AHRQ)
- Resources and materials for linking research and practice