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2018 Precision Medicine

There has been a transformation in genetic information over the past few years. Join us for this free lecture to learn more about genetic testing and become empowered to change your potential for high-risk diseases of adulthood including cancer, cardiovascular disease and dementia.

Lecture Topics:
- Understand the difference between over-the counter tests such as 23andMe and clinical genetic testing, as well as the purposes of each.
- Construct and analyze your medical family tree
- Interpret the genetic basis for common chronic diseases of adulthood.
- Identify features of various cancers that predict a high-risk for hereditary disease
- Appreciate the extraordinary advances in availability and access to genetic testing for disease and what can be done for those at risk.

SPEAKERS:
Ora Karp, MD, MS, Regional Medical Director Providence Center for Clinical Genetics and Genomics

MODERATOR:
Kimberly Childers, MS, LCGC, Genetic Counselor; Regional Manager Providence Center for Clinical Genetics and Genomics

Lecture:
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location:
Providence Little Company of Mary Torrance
Del Webb Center for Health Education
4101 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503
Free valet parking. Complimentary refreshments will be served
 
Fee: $0.00
 
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