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Webinar: Hereditary Prostate Cancer Treatment

This expert-led webinar presented by Heather Cheng, MD, PhD, discusses the importance of identifying hereditary cancer risk mutations for prostate cancer. Dr. Cheng discusses prostate cancer treatment and trials, as well as, screening trials for men with hereditary prostate cancer.

About The Speaker

Heather Cheng, MD, PhD

Dr. Heather Cheng, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in Medicine (Oncology Division) at the University of Washington, an Associate Member of the Division of Clinical Research at the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center and is Director of the Prostate Cancer Genetics Clinic at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. As a medical oncologist she designs and conducts therapeutic clinical trials, particularly for men whose cancers have mutations in genes related to DNA repair, such as BRCA2, BRCA1.

Please find the link to the webinar-on-demand here.

Expert Interview: BRCA and Male Breast Cancer

BCRF investigator Dr. Ken Offitt discusses how gene mutations can influence risk in men, and how those who carry BRCA can protect themselves and their families. Check out this short video: https://www.bcrf.org/kenneth-offit-interview-brca-and-other-gene-mutations-men?utm_source=Master+Subscription+List&utm_campaign=e96b63c566-20200618-fdays-share-often&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_da51bab24a-e96b63c566-53352593