Webinar: Genetic Counseling and Testing for Breast & Ovarian Cancer-Nov. 9, 2021

*Presented in partnership with White Plains Hospital.

This educational webinar provides information about genetic counseling and genetic testing as pertains to breast and ovarian cancer.

It includes the following topics:

  • Who should undergo genetic testing
  • The genetic testing process
  • New updates to genetic testing
  • What to do with test results
  • Myths and facts
  • Case examples
  • Discussing genetics with relatives/family members
  • Question and answer period.

Guest Speaker:

Nicole Boxer, MS. Certified Genetic Counselor at White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care, White Plains, NY.

Ms. Boxer earned her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and went on to pursue a Master’s degree from the Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics at Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Boxer has been practicing at White Plains Hospital for nine years, specializing in genetic counseling for hereditary cancer syndromes. Throughout her time at White Plains Hospital, she has worked with thousands of patients and their families to help them better understand genetic risk for cancer in their families. Ms. Boxer is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors.

Audio and slides. Recorded on Nov. 9, 2021.

Download a transcript.

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