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Cancer SIG

Mission

The Familial Cancer Risk Genetic Counseling SIG promotes communication between providers and affiliates of cancer genetic counseling services for the purpose of advancing the field of cancer genetic counseling.

This special interest group was created and is currently maintained by members of NSGC who provide genetic counseling for familial cancer risk or who are interested in this area of genetic counseling.

Membership Benefits

  • Access to the active and useful listserv (email) discussion group regarding the latest familial cancer risk topics.
  • Access to the Cancer Research Directory.
  • Access to a variety of non-CEU webinars on cancer related topics.
  • Involvement in creation and access to use materials developed through SIG projects. Previous projects have included a directory of cancer genetics research studies, toolkit for gender inclusive cancer genetic counseling, cancer curriculum toolkit and gene specific fact sheets.
  • Eligibility to apply for a research and project grants supported by NSGC.
  • Quarterly literature searches pertaining to cancer genetics topics.

Membership

Current Members: Access the Cancer SIG community (including the Cancer SIG Discussion Forum, the Cancer Research Directory, the Monthly Literature Reviews and other Cancer SIG Documents) here.

Leadership

Co-Chair
Amber Gemmell

Co-Chair
Alexa Bream

Secretary
Forum Shah

Treasurer
Kelsey Moriarty

Past Co-Chair
Parker Read

Cancer SIG Subcommittee Co-Chairs

Education:
Rebecca Johnson 
Kelly Knickelbein

Research:
Lauren Desrosiers 
Katherine Foudy

Pediatric Oncology:
Andrea ​Stacy
Elise Fiala

Somatic:
Dana Clark
Sarah Scollon

Antiracism:
Caitlin Reid
Katie Lang

Hematologic:
Julia Cooper

Gender Inclusion:
Bailey Hulswit
Diane Koeller

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