Cancer Prevention and Hereditary Cancer: Collaborating with Indigenous Populations and Pediatric Patients

In honor of Hereditary Cancer Week 2022, join us for a free webinar for physicians and clinicians hosted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and Seattle Children’s.

Hereditary In medicine, this describes the passing of genetic information from parent to child through the genes in sperm and egg cells. Also called inherited.
adult and child holding hands

A panel of experts will discuss topics in hereditary cancer, including:

  • Perspectives and experiences when partnering with Indigenous populations on hereditary cancer
  • How to talk with children and families about hereditary cancer and prevention

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A session after each panel discussion. Registration is free.

Event Details
Date: September 26
Time: 4:00–5:30 pm PST 
 

Hereditary In medicine, this describes the passing of genetic information from parent to child through the genes in sperm and egg cells. Also called inherited.

Panelists 

Katie Neimeyer (She/Her/Hers)
Genetic Counselor, Fred Hutch

Riley Davis Coyle, MS, CCLS (She/Her/Hers)
Child Life Specialist, Seattle Children’s

Facilitators

Marianne Dubard-Gault, MD, MS (She/Her/Elle)
Medical Director, Cancer Genetics Program, Fred Hutch

Mercy Laurino, MS, CGC, PhD (She/Her/Siya)
Director, Cancer Genetics Program, Fred Hutch

Natalie Waligorski, MS, MPH, CGC (She/Her/Hers)
Genetic Counselor, Seattle Children’s