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Prerequisite: Genetic counseling students or permission of instructor.
This hybrid course is designed to provide the fundamentals of clinical cancer genetics and genetic counseling of hereditary cancer syndromes. Topics include cancer screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The course also includes an in-depth survey of cancer genetic syndromes and techniques to conduct appropriate cancer risk assessment for high risk patients. Students will be expected to review lectures and complete assessments online in addition to applying learned skills to practice cases in class. Core and guest lectures will be supplemented with interactive discussions and student presentations. This course aims to provide a foundation for the genetic counseling cancer rotation.