Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research

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Program Description

Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the free program: "Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research " on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The program will be offered at no charge and will be held in the Hays Theatre in the Wilbur Arts Center on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY, 11571. Check-in and a light dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. and the program will start 6:30 p.m.

Two leading specialists in the field of breast cancer and genetics will explore: genetic counseling for breast cancer, including a definition of genetic testing, risk assessment, early detection, high risk surveillance, recommendations for those at risk and current research in the field of genetics and breast cancer. This program is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals and students.

Although the conference and the dinner are offered at no charge, registration is required. Seating is limited and you should pre-register for the conference by November 7th.

The speakers will be: Tiffany A. Troso-Sandoval, MD a board-certified medical oncologist with a special interest in women's health and in cancers that affect women, including breast, ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancers. She works as part of a multidisciplinary team that cares for women with these diseases, and sees patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering's regional facility in Rockville Centre and
Kimberly Amoroso who provides guidance to individuals at risk for inherited cancer syndromes. Her area of expertise is in genetic counseling for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer who may need to make decisions about treatment based on their genetic test results. In years past, she has worked extensively with couples to reduce the risk of inherited conditions in their children through the use of pre-implantation genetic diagnoses.

Questions? If you should have any questions regarding the conference, please call 516-323-3554 or email at:   

Code: 14FNUC1200
Dates:November 13, 2014
Meets:Th from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM, 1 session
Location:Rockville Centre Campus Wilbur Hays
Instructor:Conference Speakers
Fee: $0.00  

Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.

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