Understanding and Coping with BRCA Mutations
Wednesday, November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Melissa Ramos, MS, MLS (ASCP), LCGC, is a genetic counselor at Insight Medical Genetics and the Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center for Jewish Genetics, where she provides education for individuals who are at increased risk for hereditary cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer related to the BRCA genes. She will discuss how the genetic testing process works, implications of a positive BRCA result, and actions a person can take if they have a family history of cancer. The lecture will also include a presentation from the patient perspective.
Presented by: Melissa Ramos, MS, MLS (ASCP), LCGC, Genetic Counselor, Norton & Elaine Sarnoff Center
for Jewish Genetics