WHAT’S JEWISH ABOUT BRCA?



Experts Discuss Your Risk For Hereditary Cancers:
Breast, Ovarian, Prostate, Pancreatic, and Melanoma. 

Our community partner, The Center for Jewish Genetics was proud to present, in partnership with the Basser Center for BRCA, a panel discussion to educate women and men in the Jewish community. Experts covered strategies for identification of high-risk families and options for interventions, including screening and preventative surgery. There were five panelists representing the fields of medical oncology, surgery, genetics, gynecologic oncology and advocacy.

Panel Included:

Keynote by Susan Domchek, MD – Basser Center for BRCA

Melissa K. Rosen, MA – Sharsheret
Catherine Pesce, MD – NorthShore
Diane Yamada, MD – University of Chicago
Taya Fallen, CGC – Northwestern University

DATE:

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

TIME(S):

Reception: 6:00pm
Program: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Dessert Reception until 9:45pm

LOCATION:

Chicago Botanic Garden (map)
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

(parking is included in the cost of the ticket)

COST TO ATTEND:

$18 per person
(if cost is a barrier for attendance, please contact Leah at the Center at 312-357-4994)

If you have any questions, please contact the Center for Jewish Genetics office at 312-357-4718 or jewishgeneticsctr@juf.org.