The Role of Genetics in Cancer and Genetic Testing in a Family with Cancer Predisposition

Rancho Mirage, CA US
July 30, 2015

Faculty

Wayne W. Grody, MD, PhD
Professor of Medical Genetics and Molecular Pathology
Departments of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics, and Human Genetics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Learning Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe the genetics and clinical features of hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Practice with the technology, approach, interpretation, and appropriate use of DNA testing for mutations in the genes associated with these syndromes, with special emphasis on tests for familial breast/ovarian and hereditary colon cancer
  • Discuss the unique ethical, psychosocial, and economic implications surrounding this powerful form of predictive molecular genetic testing
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN
Course opens: 
07/30/2015
Course expires: 
10/30/2015
Event starts: 
07/30/2015 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
07/30/2015 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Parent activity set: 
Rating: 
5
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 Social Work
  • 1.00 CA-BRN

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/30/2015
Course expires: 
10/30/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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