Providers

If you are a provider who works with young women dealing with breast cancer, we have resources for you too. Please be sure to check them out, as they range from survivorship trainings to downloadable information you can provide to patients.

Local Resources


The Alabama Department of Public Health

The Alabama Department of Public Health, through the Breast Cancer Education Act of 2013, has developed an information packet for providers to distribute to their patients. In addition, this website offers video presentations by other health care providers as well as relevant journal articles.

http://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/bandc/resources.html

MD Learning Channel

The MD Learning Channel, sponsored by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a free resource for clinical education. It offers videos regarding current practices and research pertaining to breast cancer. In addition, it provides links to related UAB News articles and access to the free UAB Med Cast podcast.

https://www.uabmedicine.org/web/medicalprofessionals/md-learning-channel/women-infants-services

National Resources


The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

This site contains information that physicians may find useful for Ob/Gyn and women's health care providers including opinion columns and discussion bulletins for those that have or are experiencing cancer.

https://www.acog.org/Womens-Health/Breast-Cancer-Screening

Bring Your Brave Campaign

The Bring Your Brave campaign, presented by the CDC, is focused on helping health care providers to identify young women who may have increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer through preventative screening. It also offers information regarding current genetic counseling and testing guidelines for those at risk.

https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/young_women/bringyourbrave/health_care_provider_education/index.htm

Cancer Patient Education Network

Members of this professional healthcare organization share experiences and best practices to improve the delivery of education to cancer patients and their families.

http://www.cancerpatienteducation.org/CPEN/Home/CPEN/default.aspx

Cancer Survivorship Training for Healthcare Professionals

Online and mobile Cancer Survivorship Training (CST) courses teach healthcare professionals about assessment, education, intervention, and coordination of care for issues related to cancer. Healthcare professionals can collaborate through the CST online community.

http://www.cancersurvivorshiptraining.com/cancer-survivorship-training

The Every Woman Counts Training Center

The Training Center, developed by The Every Woman Counts program, is designed to provide professionals with patient education materials, clinical tools for screening/diagnosis, national sources relating to breast cancer, and a comprehensive link library.

https://qap.sdsu.edu/resources/index.html

Focus Under Forty

The Focus Under Forty series, presented by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, is comprised of courses exploring the unique issues and challenges faced by cancer patients under the age of 40.

http://university.asco.org/focus-under-forty

The Jackson Laboratory

The Jackson Laboratory offers a list of free, self-directed online courses eligible for continuing education credits primarily related to breast cancer and genetic testing. The site also includes a collection of clinical resources and tools for health care providers

https://www.jax.org/education-and-learning/clinical-and-continuing-education/breast-cancer-resources#

Journey Forward

Journey Forward offers providers a free tool to help build Survivorship Care Plans for their patients, which typically include information on long-term effects of cancer treatment, a list of support resources, and more. Resources for patients, professionals, and advocacy groups are also listed on the website.

http://www.journeyforward.org/

Myriad Genetics, Inc.

Myriad Genetics, Inc. offers the BRACAnalysis test for hereditary and ovarian cancer and an online BRCA Risk Calculator. They offer testing free of charge to uninsured individuals that meet eligibility criteria.

https://new.myriadpro.com/medical-specialties/oncology-surgery/tools-resources/

Young Survival Coalition

This site provides resources and tools for providers such as an audio/video library, information on clinical trials, and recent research on young survivors.

https://www.youngsurvival.org/

Alabama's Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network

Young women with breast cancer face unique issues. And in the South, there are more young women overall facing breast cancer. In Alabama, young African-American women are significantly more likely to suffer from breast cancer.

That is why SurviveAL is here. Part of the Gulf States Young Breast Cancer Survivor Network, SurviveAL's mission is to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors, as well as their family and friends, by providing continuing resources and support.

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