Podcasts

April 20, 2017

Colonoscopy: The Who, The Why and The How Often

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By Christina Pedley, MS, LCGC Genetic Counselor at UCSF Family history information and genetic testing can help us determine how often a person needs screening by colonoscopy*, and at what age to start. Colonoscopies are a wonderful screening tool! A colonoscopy is a procedure where a scope is used to look at the colon. If […]

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October 21, 2015

Webcast On What You Need to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome

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UCSF Kintalk and Cancer Connect teamed up to give you a brief overview on what Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Syndrome is, how you can find out if you have it and what you can due to prevent and/or reduce your risk of cancers associated with HBOC.  You can find this video and many […]

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August 20, 2015

Lynch Syndrome Webcast

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An overview of Lynch syndrome that includes what the hereditary syndrome is, how it is inherited, how to find out if you have it, screening and cancer prevention recommendations and the importance of family communicate. Click here to watch the video: http://bit.ly/1J5hdfi

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May 23, 2014

Nutrition for Cancer Prevention and Hereditary Cancer

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Kintalk specialist speaks with UCSF registered dietitian, Greta Macaire about diet and exercise’s impact on a person’s risk for cancer. “We work with many families who have Lynch syndrome, an inherited colon and uterine cancer predisposition, and Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome due to mutations in their BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.  Are there an diet and […]

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April 4, 2014

Comparing Mammography versus MRI for Individuals with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation

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“Ask the Expert ” Series: Podcast 3 “Comparing Mammography versus MRI for Individuals with a BRCA1 or BRCA2  gene mutation” This podcast features UCSF’s own Suzanne Eder, NP. Suzanne is a UCSF nurse practitioner and works in the UCSF Breast Care Center where she focuses on breast cancer follow-up and prevention. http://www.ucsfhealth.org/suzanne.eder “What is a mammogram? What is […]

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March 17, 2014

“Risk Factors for Breast Cancer”

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This podcast features UCSF’s own Lauren Ryan, MS, CGC. Lauren Ryan is a genetic counselor at the UCSF Cancer Risk Program. She is also the Breast Health Specialist for the UCSF Athena Breast Health Network, a new UC-wide collaborative that aims to improve breast health by tailoring breast care for each woman based on her own personal cancer […]

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January 22, 2014

“Surgical Menopause”

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“Ask the Doctor” Series: Podcast 8- December 2013 “Surgical Menopause” Kintalk specialist speaks with UCSF Gynecologist Mindy Goldman, MD who is an Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. http://obgyn.ucsf.edu/gynecology/team/goldman.aspx Unfortunately, we had some technical issues with the audio. Therefore, we transcribed the podcast. Please read Dr. Goldman’s insightful and educational responses […]

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January 22, 2014

“Dermatology and Lynch syndrome”

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“Ask the Doctor” Series: Podcast 7  “Dermatology and Lynch syndrome” Kintalk specialist speaks with UCSF Dermatologist and Professor of Clinical Dermatology Dr Timothy Berger. http://www.ucsfhealth.org/timothy.berger “Tell us about the skin features of Lynch syndrome? What do they look like and on what part of the body are they more likely to occur? How often should […]

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January 22, 2014

“Reproductive Technology and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)”

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“Ask the Doctor” Series: Podcast 6  “Reproductive Technology and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)” Kintalk specialist speaks with UCSF Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility nurse coordinator Audra Katz, RN. http://obgyn.ucsf.edu/rei/fpc/faculty/katz.aspx “What does it mean to “preserve one’s fertility”? What are some of the reasons people choose to preserve their fertility? Ms. Katz, can you please tell who would want to […]

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January 22, 2014

“GI Oncology and Lynch syndrome”

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“Ask the Doctor” Series: Podcast 5 “GI Oncology and Lynch syndrome” Kintalk specialist speaks with UCSF GI onocologist, Katherine Van Loon, MD. http://www.ucsfhealth.org/katherine.vanloon Dr. Van loon answers questions from our Kintalk specialist and Kintalk Community Members. “There are some features in colon tumors from patients from Lynch Syndrome that differ from colon cancer tumors in […]

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