Preventing Cancer in Jewish Communities Awareness Event

Thursday 22nd November 

7.30pm arrival & refreshments to start at 8pm
 
  • Introduction: Genetic risk in the Jewish community 
  • Living with BRCA: Patient story of cancer diagnosis and BRCA testing
  • Knowing your family history: A demonstration of the Hereditary Cancer Risk Tool
  • Panel discussion: An exclusive opportunity to ask the experts about cancer, genetics, and what it could mean for you and your family 

Chaired by Dr Emily Grossman, an internationally acclaimed science author, public speaker and TV personality.

The panel will include:
- Rabbi Jeremy Lawrence, Senior Rabbi of Finchley United Synagogue
- Dr Jonathan Krell, Senior Clinical Lecturer in gynaecological oncology at Imperial College Healthcare Trust and Researcher within the Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre
- Dr Angela Brady, Cancer Lead for the North West Thames Regional Genetics Service
- Alison Dagul, Member of Finchley United Synagogue, Cancer survivor and BRCA1 gene mutation carrier
- Alice Youngs, Genetic Counsellor at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Nafisa Sayani, as a BRCA1 gene mutation carrier and Representative from Ovarian Cancer Action


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