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Linda Cicciarelli
19 November 2015

When is Genetic Testing Relevant?

Genetic counselling is not used to predict all types of cancers. What circumstances would warrant genetic testing? Learn when it is relevant when treating a patient who has been diagnosed or has had a recurrence of cancer.


Linda Cicciarelli


Linda Cicciarelli is a genetic counsellor with 9 years’ experience working in cancer genetics at the Peter MacCallum and Monash Familial Cancer Centres.  Linda works in all areas of cancer genetics and has a special interest in treatment focused genetic assessments on newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. She is a regular presenter to post graduate nursing staff on incorporating cancer genetic assessments into clinical practice



Dorothy Bardoutsos02 May 2018
The lecture was very good

jennifer Brown26 Apr 2018
I found the lecture very interesting however it was difficult to hear part of it due to echos in the background.

Narmie Carpenter21 Apr 2018
Educator was engaging, however there has been an issue with the audio- difficult to hear and understand.

Rebecca Patricia Campbell18 Apr 2018
Very good presentation. Easy to understand.

Adrienne Hokin14 Apr 2018
Good information but hard to hear some of the audio.

Maree Findlay10 Apr 2018
Sound made it difficult to hear.

Jessica Ann Hansen08 Apr 2018
This is a good insight to know how genetic testing as well as the offer of education to patients has been made available.

Judy Berry07 Apr 2018
This resource provided excellent information that was given in an easy to understand manner. It has made me think about genetic testing and its relevance to my own health.

Marie Jackson06 Apr 2018
Another informative session

Alison Fincaryk03 Apr 2018
Clear speech, good direction and very knowledgeable.

Christine E Fletcher03 Apr 2018
Clear presentation

Gwenneth Morrison03 Apr 2018
Interesting even though l dont work in oncology. Ocassionally we have patients who have had breast cancer and treatment.

Chioma Fortune Chijioke21 Oct 2017
Very educative!! Thanks

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