Here are some of the CGA & #HereditaryGICancer events & deadlines! June 16 Hereditary Live June 20 CGA-IGC 2022 Podcast Series - Episode 3 release July 11 Abstract Submission Deadline July 11 Colon Cancer Foundation Travel Grant Submission Deadline July 21 Collaborative Fund recipient webinar August 22 CGA-IGC Grant Submission Deadline September 25-October 1 Hereditary Cancer Awareness Week--Stay Tuned for CGA Events!#HereditaryGICancer September 28 Previvor Day September 29
The Fight CRC Action Center provides a platform to engage legislators and get involved on the federal, state, and local levels. We invite and encourage our members to Act Now to help increase access to genetics services! Click here to ask your member of Congress to cosponsor H.R. 2144/S.1450, the “Access to Genetic Counselor Services Act.” Will this make a difference, I hear you ask. 1. In collaboration with Fight CRC, CGA-IGC members Heather Hampel, Swati Patel, Peter Stan
If you're a CGA-IGC member, the April 2022 Journal Scan would have been delivered directly to your email inbox this morning. Enjoy! Some exciting research taking place in the #HereditaryGICancer space with many highlights from our multidisciplinary global community. We're delighted to see so many CGA members involved in research and want to take this opportunity to give a special shout out to Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and CGA-IGC Council member w
CGA-IGC offers more than a fantastic annual meeting. CGA membership is for the calendar year so join CGA TODAY and start enjoying these member benefits now! Access high yield webinars. Receive the monthly Journal Scan straight to your inbox highlighting top hereditary cancer articles across disciplines. Opportunity to apply for the CGA-IGC Grants. Eligible for discounted registration fees to the Annual Meeting. Access the CGA Mentorship program. Enjoy nominating and voting pr
On May 18th we will release Episode 2 of our 2022 Podcast series discussing the article "EUS-based Pancreatic Cancer Surveillance in BRCA1/BRCA2/PALB2/ATM Carriers without a Family History of Pancreatic Cancer". Discussing this article is Thomas (T.J) Slavin, MD, FACMGG, DABCC, Bryson Katona, MD, PhD and Jessica Long, MS, CGC. tinyurl.com/53saza5d In the meantime, explore our previous podcasts from expert speakers here https://www.cgaigc.com/podcast The Expert Approach to He
About Dave Many of you know Dave as an advocate in the hereditary GI cancer space. Dave is a 3-time Lynch syndrome cancer survivor and co-founder of AliveAndKickn, a highly-informative and wonderful website and resource. Dave’s mission in co-founding AliveAndKickn is to support and educate individuals as they navigate the intricacies of living with Lynch syndrome and other hereditary cancer syndromes. In addition to all of the work that Dave does through AliveAndKickn, we ar
The CGA-IGC Communications Committee hosted an amazingly successful twitter journal club. Check out the #CGAJournalClub thread to catch up on the conversation about pancreatic cancer surveillance in BRCA1/2, ATM and PALB2 patients without a family history of pancreatic cancer. Not sure how to participate? Here are a few tips regarding how to engage on Twitter during the next journal club: Create a Twitter account if you do not have one. Be sure to pick a username that colleag
Inaugural Achievements The CGA-IGC Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee has achieved a great deal during its inaugural year. In collaboration with the Education Committee, health equity focused journals have been added to CGA-IGC’s journal scans. Additionally, in conjunction with the Communications & Membership Committee, the DEI Committee spearheaded a DEI focused hashtag (#CGA_DEI) to highlight DEI in cancer genetics on the @CGAIGC twitter. Furthermore, we created
The CGA-IGC Research committee keeps an updated list of high-risk clinics and registries. Become a CGA memberto make sure your clinic and registry are included. Use this directory to ensure your patients have access to top notch hereditary cancer care, no matter where they are!
May was a busy month for webinars! Didn’t get a chance to watch Colleen Flahive MD MS and Kami Wolfe MS CGC Schneider present Challenging Cases in Pediatric Polyposis or Kelly Bolton MD PhD present on Clonal Hematopoiesis in Clinical Cancer Genetics? You can still register for the series (free to CGA members) and view recordings in our membership portal here. Eligible for 6 Category 1 contact hours or 0.6 CUEs–$25 for the whole series!
Kudos to the CGA-IGC Education Committee for a great kick off to the 2022 Webinar Series, including Dr. Sonali Paul’s perspective on “Caring for our LGBTQI+ Patients” and Dr. Swati Patel’s overview of the “State of the Art in Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction in Lynch Syndrome Patients.” You can still register for the series (free to CGA members) and view recordings in our membership portal here. Eligible for 6 Category 1 contact hours or 0.6 CUEs–$25 for the whole series!