• By Chelsea Menke, MS, LCGC
  • Posted April 30, 2024

Advancing Equity: TriHealth’s Experience Leveraging CARE to Standardize Cancer Risk Assessment

National Minority Health Month (NMHM) dates back to April 1915 when Booker T. Washington established the National Health Improvement Week (later known as National Negro Health Week).1,2 The goal then, as it remains today, was to improve the health and wellbeing of underserved or minority populations. This can only be done by building awareness…


  • By Liese Vito, MD
  • Posted February 7, 2024

CARE Patient Examples at Lake Health

Many patients are anxious about their family history—more than providers realize. In some cases, they may feel like a ticking time bomb with no options. In Part One of this blog series, I talked about The Ambry CARE ProgramTM and how Lake Health has been able to use it to identify more high-risk patients, increase family history and cancer risk…


  • By Liese Vito, MD
  • Posted January 24, 2024

Hereditary Cancer Testing with CARE

According to studies, 93% of high-risk women who qualify for breast MRI have not had one.1 97% of women at risk for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer have not had genetic testing.2 These healthcare gaps mean high-risk patients are being missed when it comes to proactive and preventative care. As a practicing OB-GYN for twenty years, I have seen…


  • By Meagan Farmer
  • Posted August 9, 2023

Her Healthcare: Leveraging the CARE Program to Scale High-Risk Patient Identification

We recently met with Texas OB/GYN, Dr. Noel Boyd. We learned about her passion for caring for the whole patient and helping to identify those at increased risk for cancer so that they can make proactive choices to address their risk. Dr. Boyd’s practice implemented The CARE ProgramTM, which stands for “Comprehensive Assessment of Risk and…


  • By Meagan Farmer
  • Posted August 2, 2023

Her Healthcare: Offering Comprehensive Care with Hereditary Cancer Testing

Dr. Noel Boyd is an OB/GYN who has been in private practice in a suburb of Houston, TX, for 21 years. The patients seen in her practice, Her Healthcare, range in age from 9 to 99, and she cares for them through everything from routine exams to high-risk pregnancy, from contraception counseling to cancer screening. “I really love taking care…


  • By Pearl Yee, M.D.
  • Posted June 27, 2017

Physician Spotlight: Integrating Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Into Your OBGYN Practice

Genetic testing for hereditary cancer has evolved significantly over the past several years. We are continually learning more information about genes that are associated with increased risks for various cancers; and there are many different genetic tests available that can help you learn more precise information about your patients’ cancer risks,…