NEWS: App Helps Women Assess Risk For Breast Cancer

PEABODY (CBS) – Many women have an increased risk of breast cancer and don’t even know it. But one local hospital is offering a new tool to women undergoing routine mammograms that helps them assess their risk.

“My sibling and I joke we have cancer on mom’s side,” said 46-year-old Gia Leach of Lynnfield ... Read More

NEWS: 13 Friends for Life: Assessing the risks factors for breast cancer

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Being a woman and getting older are the two biggest risk factors for breast cancer, but there are several other risk factors to consider. Kelly Jensen, a physician assistant from the Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Center in Muskegon joined The Exchange to discuss.

As the only centers of their kind in West Michigan, Mercy Health Comprehensive Breast Centers deliver prompt, personal, specialized care for all aspects of breast health. ... Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Elizabeth Wende Breast Care Selects CRA Health to Help Identify High Risk Cancer Patients

Waltham, MA., November 17, 2017 – CRA Health, a leader in identifying high-risk cancer patients through comprehensive risk assessment, announced a partnership with Elizabeth Wende Breast Care (EWBC), a nationwide leader in breast cancer care, to support Elizabeth Wende’s comprehensive breast cancer screening program. “We chose CRA Health not only for its thorough solutions and depth ... Read More


In early 2016, Dawn Sudenfield’s biggest concern was finding a new job, after embarking on a new career path at the age of 51. But not long into her job search, the Salem, MA woman was diagnosed with breast cancer, and suddenly, her job turned into managing her health. At her routine mammogram at North Shore Medical Center’s Breast Health Center that fall, Sudenfield was asked to complete a ... Read More

Case Study: Newton-Wellesley Hospital Advances Comprehensive Approach to Breast Care

Just outside Boston, a city renowned for its hospitals and advancements in healthcare, suburban Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH) has distinguished itself as an innovative, leading-edge provider of comprehensive breast care. “We’re moving into a new reality for healthcare,” said Dr. Alan Semine, director of Newton-Wellesley Hospital’s Auerbach Breast Center and Manton Breast Imaging Center ... Read More

WHITEPAPER: Cancer Risk Assessments: Creating Clarity for Clinicians and Patients

Breast cancer is among the leading causes of cancer illness and mortality in the United States. As a result, the disease has been the focus of significant research and attention, leading to groundbreaking medical advancements and increased prevention and awareness. Yet, despite the progress, there remains substantial debate and confusion around how and when to screen women for breast cancer ... Read More

Whitepaper: The Role of Breast Density in Cancer Risk Assessment

Breast density is an important variable in the breast cancer risk equation. A substantial body of literature has linked high mammographic breast density to an increased risk of developing breast cancer. Although the precise mechanism explaining this relationship is not well established, the data are strong enough to support the integration of breast density into the breast cancer screening paradigm ... Read More

Whitepaper: Leveraging Breast Cancer Risk Assessment to Differentiate Breast Imaging Centers and Improve Patient Outcomes

The most effective breast cancer screening and prevention efforts identify cancers at an earlier, more treatable stage. Breast cancer risk assessment can play an important part in a well-designed screening program. Given the current constraints on primary care capacity, many critical health risk assessments can prudently be shifted to other settings in order to improve accessibility.  ... Read More

Whitepaper: Integration of CRA Health Risk engine with epic's electronic health record software

Clinicians can use functionality in Epic to collect family history and other risk factors for breast cancer as structured data. With CRA Health integration into the Epic EHR, this structured data is sent to CRA Health Risk Engine where up-to-date versions of all major models are run for all patients ... Read More


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