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Special FREE Community Event
Co-presented with Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara
Understanding Genetics and Cancer
Featuring Dr. Mary-Claire King, the Scientist Who Discovered the BRCA1 Cancer Gene (2019/2020 Lectures)
“There has never been a scientific career quite like Mary-Claire King’s.” The New York Times
The Genetics of Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer: From Gene Discovery to Precision Medicine and Public Health
Renowned human geneticist Dr. Mary-Claire King discovered the genetic mutation responsible for breast cancer, a finding that has revolutionized the course of cancer research and transformed the way patients are diagnosed and treated. A recipient of the National Medal of Science for her bold, imaginative and diverse contributions to medical science and human rights, Dr. King will discuss the genetics of inherited cancers in this free community event.
Following the talk a panel of experts will address genetics, cancer and you, including the following topics:
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Presented in association with Breast Cancer Resource Center, Ridley-Tree Cancer Center at Sansum Clinic, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics and UCSB Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Sponsored by the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara, proud supporter of the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center and its Genetic Counseling Program
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