Oncology & Hemotology

Rapid Fire

RF225-1 - Untangling the Helix 2017: Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

Friday, November 24
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

This presentation will illustrate the red flags which would alert a primary care provider that his/her patient is at increased risk for hereditary cancer and may benefit from referral for genetic consultation and/or altered surveillance or management. The benefits, limitations and special considerations of genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 will be highlighted. Participants will also be supplied with resources and tools that can be used at the point of care.

Learning Objectives:

June Carroll

Professor and Clinician Scientist, Sydney G Frankfort Chair in Family Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine, Sinai Health System, University of Toronto

Dr. June C. Carroll holds the Sydney G. Frankfort Chair in Family Medicine and is a Professor and Clinician Scientist in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at University of Toronto. She practices family medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System in Toronto. Dr. Carroll is the Co-Director of GEC-KO, Genetics Education Canada – Knowledge Organization. GEC-KO, a not-for-profit program, is the first Canadian concerted effort to build genetics competencies in primary care, specialty medicine, and other health professions. The program's website can be found at www.geneticseducation.ca.

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Shawna Morrison

Genetic Counsellor/Program Manager
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Genetics Education Canada - Knowledge Organization (GEC-KO)

Ms. Shawna Morrison is a board certified genetic counsellor at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa. She received her MS in genetic counselling at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. Her clinical role at CHEO is diverse, providing genetic counselling from preconception to adult life, over a diverse group of disorders. She is the manager of program GEC-KO, Genetics Education Canada – Knowledge Organization. GEC-KO, a not-for-profit program, is the first Canadian concerted effort to build genetics competencies in primary care, specialty medicine, and other health professions. The program's website can be found at www.geneticseducation.ca.

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