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Lecture:BRCA Genetics and Hereditary Cancer in the Ashkenazi Jewish Population Location: Dance Hall Melissa K. Rosen and Peggy Cottrell will present an overview on the BRCA genes and what it means to carry the mutation. Those of Ashkenazi Jewish descent are 10x more likely to carry the BRCA mutation. They will focus on the genetic implications among the Ashkenazi population. They will also review who should consider genetic screening and what should be considered prior to screening as well. Join us to learn about this critically important subject, have your questions answered, and most importantly, be proactive about your health.