MMG 1230H Cancer Genetic Counselling

Coordinator: melyssa aronson and bailey gallinger

This course is designed to prepare genetic counselling students with a strong foundation in the growing field of cancer genetics.  It focuses on helping students to determine when to suspect hereditary cancers and will review the more common hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes.  It will also focus on the impact that a cancer diagnosis or predisposition to cancer has on an individual and his/her family.  In addition, this course demonstrates the impact of cancer management and treatment on individuals and other family members.  (Time: 1 session, 2 hours per week).