Tools to be Proactive

Here are some tools to help guide you as you develop a proactive approach to your breast and ovarian health.

My Health History

Helping you collect and organize your family health history to better understand your breast and ovarian cancer risk. Use this form to gather pertinent information needed to complete Bright Pink’s Assess Your Risk Tool and to aid in the completion of health history questionnaires at any upcoming doctors appointments.

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5 Qs To Ask Your Doctor Card

When it comes to your dream of living happily and healthfully ever after, your doctor is your partner for developing a proactive breast and ovarian health management strategy. So during your next appointment, use these questions to guide a quality conversation.

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Do you Know Your Risk for Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

This interactive tool was created to take you on a journey and help you better understand some of the common factors that can influence your personal cancer risk. By combining your family’s health history and accounting for lifestyle factors, you will not only learn more about your risk, but also what actions you can take starting today to be brighter with your breast and ovarian health.

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Know:BRCA

Bright Pink was proud to collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Cancer Prevention and Control on this tool that can help you assess your risk of having a BRCA mutation.

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Breast Self-Awareness Card

This resource will help you stay breast self-aware—get to know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer and learn what’s normal for you through our step-by-step guide to doing a breast self-exam.

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Starting the Conversation with Your Family: How Do I Tell Them I Am High Risk?

As a young woman at an increased risk for developing breast or ovarian cancer, you have the power to be proactive for your family’s future. With an understanding of the potential impact of this knowledge, it’s up to you to spark the discussion with your family. We know this can be an emotional and challenging subject to discuss, so we have created the following guide to help facilitate the conversation.

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Ovarian Self-Awareness Card

Take charge of your ovarian health by learning the symptoms of ovarian cancer and common myths surrounding this disease.

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Starting the Conversation with Your Family: Gathering Your Family History

Your first step in determining your risk for breast and ovarian cancer is gathering information about your family’s history of cancer- both on your mother and father’s sides. Be sure to ask which relatives had cancer, the type of cancer and the age at which they were diagnosed. Here’s how to get started!

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