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Lecture Overview

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.


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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 See Educator Profile


12 Total Rating(s)
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Michele Selby
03 Nov 2019

interesting presentation

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05 May 2018


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Dorothy Bardoutsos
02 May 2018

The lecture was very good

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jennifer Brown
26 Apr 2018

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

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Narmie Carpenter
21 Apr 2018

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

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Rebecca Patricia Campbell
18 Apr 2018

Very good presentation. Easy to understand.

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Adrienne Hokin
14 Apr 2018

Good information but hard to hear some of the audio.

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Maree Findlay
10 Apr 2018

Sound made it difficult to hear.

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Jessica Ann Hansen
08 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.

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Judy Berry
07 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.

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Total Rating(s)  12
First Published29 March 2018
Updated29 March 2018
Expires 06 November 2020
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