Ovarian Cancer Australia delivers regular webinars throughout the year to educate, inform and support women living with ovarian cancer and their families.
Participation in these webinars is free and we provide details of up-coming webinars here on our website, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages.
Past webinar recordings have been made accessible as an online information and education resource for your viewing here on our website. Please click the links below to select the topics that interest you.
Genetics and Ovarian Cancer
Date: Wednesday 19th June 2019
Time: 12:00pm AEDT (NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, QLD) SA: 11:30am, WA: 10:00am
This webinar will provide information about Genetics and ovarian cancer, including the importance of genetic testing and who should be tested, the process and costs involved in genetic testing and who to contact if you are interested in having genetic testing.
Associate Professor Marion Harris, a medical oncologist and cancer geneticist who is the Director of the Familial Cancer Centre at Monash Health, will discuss the medical aspects of genetics and ovarian cancer and the potential outcomes and implications of genetic testing.
Ms Megan Cotter, a Certified Genetic Counsellor with over 7 years’ clinical experience who has a special interest in familial cancer and neurogenetics, will provide an overview of genetics and ovarian cancer and talk about the process of genetic testing and how eligibility for genetic testing is assessed.
Ms Christine Christie, who has the BRCA 1 gene and discovered she had ovarian cancer following preventative surgery, will talk about her experience and why genetic testing has been so important to her.
Thank you to Telematics who have provided the funding required for the delivery of this webinar.