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Cancer Lecture Series: "The Role of Genetics in Cancer Development and Treatment"

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While Genetics can play a role in developing cancer, thanks to breakthroughs in research, we can now also use genetics to predict cancer's progression and create tailored treatments for patients. Genetics can also be used for people with a cancer diagnosis or family history of cancer to learn about their risks of developing cancer and personalize their screening plans.

Join Aspirus St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center to learn from an expert panel about how recent advancements have led to better prevention and treatment, as well as the exciting future of this field.

3-member Panel

            Ben Anderson, PharmD, BOCP                                                                                                                    Pharmacist in Charge, Infusion Therapy Clinic                                                                                                PGY2 Oncology Residency Program Director

            Roberto Fernandez, D.O., MPH                                                                                                                    Oncologist                                                                                                                                                        Aspirus St. Luke's Regional Cancer Center

            Delaney Pease, MS, CGC                                                                                                                              Aspirus St. Luke's Genetic Counselor

Schedule                                                                                                                                                    5:30pm: Doors Open. Light refreshments will be served.                                                                              6:00pm: Panel begins

Directions and Parking                                                                                                                            The event is in the first floor theater of the Depot, 506 W Michigan St.  Enter through the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center entrance on the west side.  A parking lot is available off W. Michigan St. and S. 6th Ave W. and along Michigan Ave. We thank Aspirus St. Luke's Foundation for generously sponsoring this event and the cost of parking.

RSVP is requested for planning purposes, but not required.

For registration questions, please contact: Dena Cyr at 218.249.5527

For questions related to actual event, please contact: Tina Roberts at 218.249.5468 

This event has been made possible through the generous support of Aspirus St. Luke's Foundation.