Join our Virtual Hereditary Cancer Webinar Series

January 27, 2023

For a third year, Women’s College Research Institute with the Peter Gilgan Centre for Women’s Cancers at Women’s College Hospital, in partnership with the Canadian Cancer Society, are hosting a free Virtual Hereditary Cancer Webinar Series.

This series of virtual lunchtime webinars, running through to November 2023, will highlight the most relevant advances in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer research over the last several years. The seminars are tailored to people with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutation who are looking for more information and the speakers include leaders in hereditary breast and ovarian cancer research and treatment. Sessions run for one hour from 12:00pm – 1:00pm, with each offering an opportunity to have your questions answered directly from the experts.

Click on the link to register for individual sessions:

Friday, February 3 Implications of Genetic Testing for the Family Aletta Poll 
Friday, March 3 Sexual Health Following Mastectomy and Oophorectomy Dr. Michelle Jacobson 
Friday, April 14 Panel Discussion: Fertility, Talking to your Partners, Relationship Issues Dr. Karen Glass, Emma Rinaldo, Angelina Tryon 
Friday, May 26Cancer Risks Associated with Genetic Mutations: Does Age Matter?   Dr. Steven Narod 
Friday, June 23Reproductive Factors and Cancer  Dr. Joanne Kotsopoulos 
Friday, September 29Breast Cancer and Genetic Testing Dr. Kelly Metcalfe 
Friday, October 27 Variants of Unknown Significance and Genes other than BRCA1 and BRCA2 Dr. Jeanna McCuaig 
Friday, November 24 Panel Discussion: Management of Cancer Risks TBD