Blum Center Events
Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Breast Cancer Genes. Beyond BRCA: Hereditary Breast Cancer Genes. Testing for the classic hereditary breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, has been available and widely offered since their discovery in the 1990s. However, new
Your Family Health Portrait: How and Why to Learn About Your Family History of Cancer and Other Health Conditions2020-10-16
A Cancer Center Genetic Series event on October 16.
Since the 21st century in the United States, evidence has shown an increasing trend in problematic alcohol use and alcohol use disorders; most notably in older adults. This presentation will review the epidemiology, socioeconomics, and neurocognitive impact of alcohol use disorders in the Baby Boomer generation. Significant U.S. healthcare system concerns as this population continues to age and increase in numbers will also be discussed.
Recovery Coaches present on intentional and unintentional stigma, knowing and recognizing our own biases (we all have them!), and learning how to use these truths to make the patient care experience more beneficial for all.
In this presentation, Dr. Vandana Madhavan will review the latest updates on COVID-19 infections in children and multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). She will also discuss considerations surrounding transmission and infection prevention in schools and within families that have an impact on latest guidelines. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.
Cancer Genetics 101: Past to Present2020-08-25
A Cancer Center Genetic Series event on August 25.
Join us for a two-part discussion. Dr. Matthew Russell will begin by sharing latest updates and getting medical care needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Erica Wilson will next discuss what matters most during a hospitalization.
A Cancer Center Genetic Series event on August 3.
Hereditary Colon Cancer2020-07-24
A Cancer Center Genetic Series event on July 24.
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