Exam Description

The NCBC CGRA Certification Exam Description is available at the link below.

Cancer Genetic Risk Assessment Exam Description

Accreditations for CGRA

On July 4, 2023, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC) for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence. The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2016 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry.  The National Consortium of Breast Centers joins an elite group of more than 130 organizations representing over 315 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation. Click here for the official press release

Brief Description
Genomic discoveries are increasingly being applied to the clinical care of patients, particularly in the field of cancer genetics and risk assessment. There is a need for clinicians to acquire competency in cancer genetics and risk assessment to provide the best possible care for patients within the scope of their practice.

The purpose of this exam is to provide the assurance that the certified individual possesses the knowledge, skills and competency to provide cancer genetics and risk assessment services to patients and families with an emphasis on comprehensive breast cancer risk assessment.

If you have any questions, please contact the NCBC Certifications Manager at 574-401-8113 or by email at certifications@breastcare.org.

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