Free Teleconference re Genetic Risk
Breast Cancer Genetics: Understanding Risk Assessment and Testing
Register now for our next free teleconference, Breast Cancer Genetics: Understanding Risk Assessment and Testing, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Thursday, September 16. Learn more.
Our speakers, both from the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss the basics of breast cancer genetics. Susan M. Domchek, MD, director of the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program, and Jill Stopfer, MS, CGC, Senior Genetic Counselor, will help you understand:
- The role genes can play in breast cancer, whether you or a family member has been diagnosed or you are at high risk
- How genetic testing works and possible benefits and limitations
- Making decisions based on your results
- How to share information with family members