UCSF: Considering BRCA Genes

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are genes that normally have the role of providing instructions on repairing damage and preventing cancer in our bodies. Inherited mutations in these genes increase the risk of breast, ovarian, and several other cancers.

Presentation by UCSF’s global health experts Heather Greenwood, MD; Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS; Pamela Munster, MD; and Mindy Goldman, MD; and breast cancer survivor and patient advocate Laura Holmes Haddad, author of This is Cancer: Everything You Need to Know, From the Waiting Room to the Bedroom; and our MC for the evening, Larisa Kura, breast cancer survivor and associate dean of administration and finance for The School of Dentistry, refreshments and conversation. 


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Assoc Professor Clin Radiology

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