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.


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




11 Total Rating(s)


05 May 2018

The lecture was very good

Dorothy Bardoutsos
02 May 2018

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

jennifer Brown
26 Apr 2018

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

Narmie Carpenter
21 Apr 2018

Very good presentation. Easy to understand.

Rebecca Patricia Campbell
18 Apr 2018

Good information but hard to hear some of the audio.

Adrienne Hokin
14 Apr 2018

Sound made it difficult to hear.

Maree Findlay
10 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.

Jessica Ann Hansen
08 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.

Judy Berry
07 Apr 2018

Another informative session

Marie Jackson
06 Apr 2018

Clear speech, good direction and very knowledgeable.

Alison Fincaryk
03 Apr 2018

Clear presentation

Christine E Fletcher
03 Apr 2018

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

Gwenneth Morrison
03 Apr 2018

Very educative!! Thanks

Chioma Fortune Chijioke
21 Oct 2017