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You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together September 6, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Cancer Support Community Central Ohio
1200 Old Henderson Road
Columbus, OH 43220

RSVP to Laurie at lauriep@facingourrisk.org

Guest Speaker: Alexandra IIacqua, MS, LGC from Mount Carmel Health System.

Topic: The Geneticist's roll in Health Care and Current Research

Agenda: General Support Meeting at 6:30 pm followed by our guest speaker at 7:00 pm

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!

Alexandra IIacqua, MS, LGC is a licensed cancer genetic counselor within the Mount Carmel Health System, where she works with patients who have a personal and/or family history of cancer. She attended Miami University for her undergraduate training where she received a BA in Zoology and a minor in Molecular Biology. Alexandra then received her MS in Genetic Counseling from The Ohio State University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program. Her graduate training included a comprehensive study of all subspecialties of genetic counseling including cancer, prenatal, cardiology, neurology, genetics, and pediatrics. She is also involved in The Ophio State University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program as a member of the program's advisory board committee, a student supervisor, and a program coach for students. 

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered