Get Ahead of Cancer: Create Previvors – Breast Cancer Awareness
View our resources, including a conversation about how to improve care for high-risk women, online and in-person support tools for hereditary cancer risk assessment and testing, plus fertility preservation options. Listen to our webinar, “More Informed Treatment with Hereditary Cancer Testing: A Panel Discussion,” to hear from Women’s Health clinicians and their patients.
Addressing Disparity in Cancer Outcomes with Access to Genetic Testing
Learn how you can do your part to ensure women of all ethnicities and socioeconomic status are offered comprehensive breast health and cancer screenings.
Kati Young, MS, LCGC ManagerHereditary Cancer Medical Science Liaisons, Natera
Jessica Zoladz, MS, CGCMedical Science Liaison, Women’s Heath, Natera
Elysia Davis, MGC, CGCMedical Science Liason, Women's Health, Natera
More Informed Treatment with Hereditary Cancer Testing: A Panel Discussion
As a provider, you have the power to change a patient’s story.
Genetic information can help inform cancer prevention plans. Up to 10% of all breast cancers can be attributed to hereditary causes, the most well known of which is a BRCA1 or 2 mutation. A woman with a BRCA1 mutation could have up to an 87% chance of developing breast cancer in her lifetime.*
Hear from one breast cancer survivor and one previvor on how uncovering genetic information at different stages impacted their – and their family’s – cancer journey.
Hear from an Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility OB/GYN on how to integrate hereditary cancer testing into practice, discuss cancer history and testing options with patients, and how to approach family planning with mutation carriers.
Dr. Shefali ShastriBoard certified Reproductive Endocrinologist,
Obstetrician and Gynecologist, and Medical Director of New York at Spring Fertility
Amy VollendorfBreast cancer survivor, BRCA mutation carrier, patient advocate
Katie WynnBreast cancer previvor, BRCA mutation carrier, patient advocate
Kati Young, MS, CGCNatera Medical Science Liaison