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Bringing Genomics Home: Connecting the dots between Cancer, DNA & the Patient Experience – Nanaimo

Feb 17th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beban Social Centre- Lounge C - 2300 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, BC V9T 3K7

Bringing Genomics Home

Connecting the dots between Cancer, DNA & the Patient Experience

Please join us for a free evening discussion on the key to personalized medicine– genomics. Genomics, a new type of “microscope”, helps to understand the role of DNA and related molecules in health and disease.

  Hear from experts about how genomics is enabling more precise and effective treatment for British Columbians living with Cancer.

Date & Location
Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
6:00pm –8:00pm
Beban Social Centre, Lounge C (2300 Bowen Road)

A wave of change: Implementing personalized medicine in BC

Catalina Lopez-Correa, MD, PhD, Genome BC

The cancer genome through the eyes of the immune system
Brad Nelson PhD, Director and Distinguished Scientist, Deeley Research Centre

Hereditary cancer: From inherited risk to personalized treatment
Dr. Gillian Mitchell, Medical Director, Hereditary Cancer Program, BC Cancer Agency

The value of knowing: genetic testing, hereditary cancer, and a new reality
Chiquita Hessels, Registered Reflexology Therapist living with Li-Fraumeni syndrome

This event is free but registration is required: