GP Education Project - Breast & Ovarian Cancer: Identifying and managing, high risk patients

Event Date: Tuesday 12 February, 2019
Time:6.30pm - 8.30pm
Venue:Bendat parent and Community Centre, 36 Dodd Street Wembley WA 6014
Cost:Free
Target Audience:GP's and Practice Nurses
Parking:Free Parking at the venue
Contact Details:gp@cancerwa.asn.au

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Registrations & refreshments from 6:00pm

Presentations commence at 6:30pm

This free seminar will provide an update for general practice on the prevention and early detection of head and neck cancers, as well as an overview of treatment options and the ongoing needs of patients.

Presented by:

Professor Christobel Saunders, Head, Division of Surgery, UWA Medical School

Dr Paul Cohen, Consultant Gynaecologist, King Edward Memorial HospitalLearning outcomes

At the end of this session, participants should be able to*:

Assess and investigate a patient who presents with a new breast symptom

  • Undertake a family history relevant to familial cancer
  • Identify the most appropriate breast imaging modalities for women with symptoms
  • Explain the potential medical prevention options to high risk breast cancer patients
  • Summarise psychosocial implications of genetic testing and genetic mutation carriage
  • Explain the role of genetic counsellors

*Please note these learning outcomes may be subject to change

 

For more Cancer Council GP education sessions, visit cancerwa.asn.au/professionals/gp/.

 


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