Events

VIRTUAL - Genetics and Breast Cancer

When: 05/07/2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Genetics and Breast Cancer


This virtual session will start promptly at 4:00pm.    
This session is FREE to all women and men living with breast cancer.   
Please register above in order to receive the link to join the program.  

NOTE: This session will be delivered online using Zoom. You can participate using your computer, smartphone, or tablet. There is no cost involved nor software to load. All you need is the meeting link and password, which we will provide via email confirmation when you register above (using the button at the top of this session description).   We suggest using the provided meeting link a few minutes prior to the start time of the session.  If you do not receive a confirmation email from us within an hour of registering, please check your SPAM folder for it or email:  lverner@carolinabreastfriends.org 

 

Session Description

We will review basic genetics and how genes relate to breast cancer. We will also discuss some of the more common hereditary cancer susceptibility syndromes that involve breast cancer and what to do if a person has one of these syndromes to help with prevention of cancer or early detection. 

About the Instructor

Ashley Kaminski, MS, CGC is one of the Cancer Genetic Counselors with Novant Health.  She has been with Novant for the last 4 1/2 years and before that, she was a pediatric Genetic Counselor in NC for 6 years. She is passionate about helping families understand their cancer risk as it relates to genetics, and educating the public and other healthcare professionals about cancer genetics.  When she isn't working, she loves spending time with her husband, daughter and their 2 pups.   

 

*Always check CBF website for updates and complete list of dates*

 

Contact CBF for more details:
Email: lverner@carolinabreastfriends.org



Pink House Disclaimer...

Programs at Carolina Breast Friends should not be treated as a substitute for any treatment.  The programs are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your doctor if you're in any way concerned about Reiki, Myofascial Release, The Lymph System and Your Health, Oncology Massage, Working with Your New Body, Train for Life workshops and Healing Touch. These are complementary programs for breast cancer survivors.

 
 

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