University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cancer in the Family Workshop

January 15, 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Herbst Hall
1600 Divisadero Street
Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

Cancer in the Family Workshop

Pamela Munster, MD will be discussing the field of hereditary cancers, as well as her personal experience with BRCA. Dr. Munster is a professor of medicine at the University of California San Francisco, where she is leader of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, director of Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit, and coleader of the Center for BRCA Research.

In addition to her laboratory research, she focuses on developing novel strategies to treat patients with incurable cancers as an oncologist. She serves on multiple local, national, and international committees focused on developing new treatments for cancer, authored textbooks, and is a frequent lecturer. A native of Switzerland, she leads breast awareness campaigns in the US, UAE, and India.

Dr. Munster is the author of the new book, Twisting Fate: My Journey with BRCA – From Breast Cancer Doctor to Patient and Back.

NOTE: This event is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required, as seating is limited.

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