Event Details

An event to empower you and your family in your journey with Lynch Syndrome.

This event will be held virtually, with opportunities for small group discussion. This is a chance for you to meet providers familiar with Lynch syndrome as well as other people with Lynch syndrome and their families.

Friday, September 25, 2020
4:00 pm-6:30 pm

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Agenda

Basics about Lynch Syndrome
Cathryn Koptiuch, CGC

Cancer Risks Associated with Lynch syndrome
Cathryn Koptiuch, CGC

Surveillance recommendations
Priyanka Kanth, MD

Ovarian and Uterine Cancer Risk Reduction
Kathryn Maurer, MD

Chemoprevention
Joanne Jeter, MD

Reproductive Options/Family Planning
Heather Nick, CGC

Small group discussion
Hosted by HCI Genetic Counselors

Talking to kids about Lynch syndrome
Yelena Wu, PhD

Family communication
Kimberly Kaphingst, PhD 

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
Kristen Pauley, CGC

Review of newly-created resources
Ambreen Khan, CGC

Question & Answer
Amanda Gammon, CGC