The Jess and Mildred Fisher Center For Familial Cancer Research
The mission of the Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research, established in August 2006, is to conduct state-of-the-art research on the prevention, treatment and management of familial cancers in order to improve the medical and quality of life outcomes of women and men at risk for cancer. In addition, the Center is committed to research aimed at identifying and integrating genomic information to provide more precise and individually tailored cancer risk estimates and therapies.
Clinical and Research Genetic Counseling and Testing Available Through the Fisher Center
If you have a personal or family history of cancer and would like more information about genetic counseling and testing, the Fisher Center offers clinical services as well as the opportunity for eligible individuals to participate in research studies. Please click here or call (202) 687-1750 [toll free at (877) 687-1750]. For educational material about familial cancer, click here.
Breast and Ovarian Health 101
Bright Pink and the Fisher Center are sponsoring an event for women under 50 interested in learning more about general breast/ovarian health, screening options, and genetic counseling/testing.
When: June 12th, 2013, from 5:30-7:30 pm
Where: Harris Building, 3300 Whitehaven Street, #1300; Washington 20007
Garage parking and light refreshments will be provided. Limited street parking is also available.
RSVP to email@example.com
Reducing the impact of familial cancers through comprehensive care and cutting-edge research