UA Cancer Center to present symposium on hereditary cancer risks

UA Cancer Center to present symposium on hereditary cancer risks

Chances are everyone knows someone with cancer. When that person is someone in your family, you might have questions about risks of cancer for yourself or your children.

“Breast, Colon and Beyond: Answering Questions about Hereditary Cancer” brings together experts from the University of Arizona Cancer Center to answer your questions about assessing and reducing your cancer risk.

The program will cover a broad range of topics, including genetic counseling, screening for breast cancer, gynecologic cancer risk assessment and management, and colon cancer risk assessment and management. In addition, a panel of health care providers and survivors will be available for question and answer sessions.

When: Saturday, Nov. 17
8 a.m., registration and continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., program

Where: Kiewit Auditorium, UA Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson

The event is free but preregistration is required. Register online (preferred)
or by calling 626-0950.

Oct. 23, 2012