Prostate Cancer Genetics: from Generation to Generation

Speaker: Justin Lorentz
Original Date: Tuesday September 22, 2015
 

Join Justin Lorentz as he presents " Prostate Cancer Genetics: from Generation to Generation"
 
Overview:
During this webinar, you'll learn about:

  • Men at high risk for prostate cancer
  • The role of genetics in prostate cancer
  • Genetic testing for prostate cancer-related hereditary conditions

Speaker – Justin Lorentz, MSc, CGC

Justin is a Certified Genetic Counsellor and member of the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors. Justin received his Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology at the University of Waterloo and completed his Master’s degree in Genetic Counselling at McGill University. He has been at the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre since 2012 as a genetic counsellor and Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) Program Lead. His research interests include evaluating alternative prostate cancer screening options for men at high risk for prostate cancer and identifying inherited genetic factors that predispose men to prostate cancer.




About Expert Angle

Expert AngleExpert Angle is designed to expand our reach and address the many varied and complex questions that come with a prostate cancer diagnosis. These webinars will address topics important to men with prostate cancer along different points of the cancer care continuum and those within their circle of care as well as the general public and representatives from the clinical community.
 
The meetings are hosted using interactive on-line technology and feature leading experts in prostate cancer - making them accessible to anyone, regardless of their location, within Canada. The platform allows PCC to communicate directly with individuals in a variety of settings (i.e. in their homes, support group meetings, community centres) and geographic locations (i.e. urban, rural and remote locations) as well as measure engagement.   

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