DFCI Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference

Fri Apr 26 2024 at 08:30 am to 05:00 pm UTC-04:00

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | Boston

Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Genetics and Prevention
Publisher/HostDana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Genetics and Prevention
DFCI Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference
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Cancer Genetics: Uncharted Territory. DFCI's Eighth Annual Cancer Genetic Counseling Conference.
About this Event

This conference aims to increase education among genetic counselors and health care providers about new topics and discoveries in cancer genetics. Our goal is to make this an annual event that continues to promote the field of genetic counseling and the topics salient to the practice of cancer genetics in all forms.


Attendees are welcome to join us via Zoom or on-site at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Early registration pricing is available through March 28, 2024. CEU approval is pending.


Discounted registration is available for genetic counseling students, prospective genetic counselors, and genetic counseling assistants (GCAs). Please contact [email protected] for more information about promo codes.


Topics and speakers will include:


Welcome/Current State of Genetic Counseling and Accessibility
Speaker: Kaleigh Yirrell, MS, CGC


Telomere Biology Disorders
Speakers: Christopher Reilly, MD and Suneet Agarwal, MD, PhD


Pharmacogenomics in Cancer
Speakers: Elizabeth Fieg, MS, CGC and Peter H. O'Donnell, MD


Somatic Genetic Testing
Speaker: Abby Finer, MS, CGC


Multi-Cancer Early Detection
Speakers: Elizabeth (Betsy) O'Donnell, MD and Catherine Marinac, PhD


Palliative Care
Speaker: James A. Tulsky, MD


"Care Beyond Cancer" Panel
Speakers: Joan Hanania, PhD


Gene/Disease Validity
Presentation by Ambry Genetics

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, United States

Tickets

USD 25.00 to USD 135.00

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