Welcome to
Understanding the Genetic
Link to Breast Cancer


Cost: $25
Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour
ABC Credits: 1.5 (S)
BOC Credits: 1.5 Scientific

Understanding the Genetic Link to Breast Cancer
Course Description: This course examines the basics of genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer. It also discusses who should consider genetic testing, the costs, the possible outcomes, and risks and benefits of testing. At the completion of this course, you will:
  1. Have an understanding of genetics basics
  2. Be able to describe how cancer develops
  3. Be able to identify the common mutations that raise
  4. the risk of developing breast and/or ovarian cancer
  5. Have an understanding of link between breast cancer
  6. and ovarian cancer
  7. Have knowledge on how to get BRCA testing
  8. Be able to identify individuals who should consider
    BRCA testing
  9. Be able to identify testing outcomes
  10. Be able to identify the risks and benefits of BRCA testing
  11. Be able to identify the costs of BRCA testing
  12. Have an understanding of direct-to-consumer
    genetic testing