Cancer in the Family

Pamela Munster, MD will be discussing the field of hereditary cancers, as well as her personal experience with BRCA. Dr. Munster is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where she is leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit, and coleader of the Center for BRCA Research.

In addition to her laboratory research, she focuses on developing novel strategies to treat patients with incurable cancers as an oncologist. She serves on multiple local, national, and international committees focused on developing new treatments for cancer, authored textbooks, and is a frequent lecturer. A native of Switzerland, she leads breast awareness campaigns in the US, UAE, and India.

Dr. Munster is the author of the new book, Twisting Fate: My Journey with BRCA – From Breast Cancer Doctor to Patient and Back.

This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required, as seating is limited.

Tuesday, January 15 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Herbst Hall Auditorium, 2nd Floor
1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, California 94115

Event Type

Class/Info Session, Lecture/Seminar, Wellness, Special Event

Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center

Audience

Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Local Community, Alumni, Patients

Campus

Mount Zion

Website

https://events.r20.constantcontact.co...

Cost

This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required, as seating is limited.

Department/Group
Cancer Resource Center
Contact Info

crc@ucsf.edu or 415-885-3627

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