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HYBRID (in-person or online): Breast Cancer: Is It in Our Genes? with Advocate Aurora Health

HYBRID (in-person or online): Breast Cancer: Is It in Our Genes? with Advocate Aurora Health

Please join Jessica Dowling, MS - Genetic Counselor, Cancer Institute, Advocate Christ Medical Center to talk about breast cancer and its relationship with our genes. The presentation will explain the risk factors for breast cancer; discuss the link beween breast cancer and genetics including genetic testing for BRCA1/2, CHEK2, PALB2 and other genes associated with breast cancer; and compare levels of breast cancer risk between the baseline/general population risk versus those with inherited predisposition syndromes such as hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome [BRCA1/2].

This class will be held in the library's Café on the first floor of the building. Please register below if you plan to attend in person.

If you can't make it in person, you can watch live via YouTube at the following link: https://youtu.be/tpzcqqK1zTk. We cannot guarantee a seamless experience online as technology and sound challenges do occur.

Library contact: Meghan Moran, Assistant Department Head of Customer Services, mmoran@olpl.org, 708-422-4990 ext. 630

Date:
Monday, November 14, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Café
Audience:
  Adults     Seniors  

Registration is required. There are 30 seats available.

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