Screening

The Nebraska Breast Cancer Control Plan advocates the use of evidence-based strategies to increase screening rates.  Click on the related links to learn more.

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Recommendations for Primary Care Practice

https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Name/recommendations

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is an independent panel of experts in primary care and prevention who systematically reviews the evidence of effectiveness and develops recommendations for clinical preventive services.

Guide to Community Preventive Services

http://www.thecommunityguide.org/cancer/screening/provider-oriented/index.html

The table included in this resource summarizes the evidence-based-practices to increase screening rates for breast cancer by providers.

 Nebraska Breast Cancer Control Partnership Network website

http://www.bcpartnerships.net/goals/screening

This section of the website provides information on local, statewide and national financial assistance programs designed to help women pay for mammograms and other preventive services.

Nebraska Physicians Cancer Screening Initiative

http://www.healthylincoln.org/initiatives/nebraska-physicians-cancer-screening-initiative/ Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln is implementing this physician-led initiative to bring additional public awareness to the importance of health screening.

Breast Cancer Screening 101: Screening Guidelines and Imaging Modalities

https://www.facs.org/quality-programs/napbc/education/webinars/screening

In this 60-minute webinar from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), the presenters discuss American Cancer Society (ACS) recommendations for screening average and high-risk populations and imaging modalities.

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