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“Beyond BRCA: The Next Generation of Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk”
Anna Newlin, MS, CGC
Center for Medical Genetics
NorthShore University Health System
Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 S. 1st Avenue
Maywood IL 60153
Free Parking Available
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
5:30p-6:00 pm Registration and Dinner
6:00p-6:30 pm Chapter Business Meeting
6:30-8:00 pm Presentation
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Genetic discoveries are advancing medicine, particularly cancer care. The ability to identify a genetic predisposition to cancer has prevention, screening, diagnostic, and therapeutic implications. This program will describe and discuss new clinical genetic tests that are available for hereditary cancer syndromes as well as identify pros and cons of these new genetic tests with respect to understanding cancer risk and cancer screening/prevention.
Loyola University Health System (OH-346, 6/1/17) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurse’s Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is being offered for a total of 1.5 contact hour for nursing.
The faculty and planners have declared that this educational activity is being presented without the provision of commercial support and without bias or conflict of interest.
Criteria for successful completion and receipt of contact hours for this educational activity include:
(1) Learner’s signature on sign-in sheet (2) Learner attending the program in its entirety, (3) Learner submitting a completed evaluation form at the end of the activity.
Accreditation as a provider refers to recognition of educational activities only and does not imply ANCC Commission on Accreditation, Ohio Board of Nursing or the Ohio Nurses Association approval or endorsement of any product.
Hold the Dates!
9/16/14 Program - Topic "Cancer and Sexuality"
11/5/14 Annual Awards and Vendor Program
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Chicago Chapter Upcoming Events
Tuesday 9/16/14 at 5:30PM CDT
Cancer and Sexuality
Hold the Date! CCONS Chapter Meeting and Program Cancer an...
Wednesday 10/22/14 at 6:30PM CDT
Board/Chair Only Meeting
Wednesday 11/5/14 at 4:00PM CST
Annual Vendor Fair and Program
Save the date! Annual Vendor Fair and Program!
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