Stop the Cycle of Hereditary Cancers. A free webinar about PGD.
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November 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST
Learn about Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.
A free webinar for patients and healthcare providers.
This free educational webinar is designed to help patients and providers understand how preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) can be used as a powerful tool to end the cycle of hereditary cancer.
If you and/or your partner carry a hereditary cancer syndrome that could affect your future family, you may wish to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) with PGD. Find out if PGD is an option for you or your patients.
ORM Genomics, a division of Oregon Reproductive Medicine, uses the latest genomic technologies to aid patients with infertility in achieving success with fertility treatments and to help those who wish to reduce the chance that their children will have a specific genetic condition, such as a hereditary cancer syndrome.
This webinar is led by two of ORM’s reproductive and genetic experts: Elizabeth Barbieri, MD; Emily Mounts, MS, CGC
Elizabeth Barbieri, MD, is a board-certified specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Barbieri joined ORM in 2009.
Director of Genomic Services + Genetic Counselor
Emily is a board-certified clinical genetic counselor and Director of the ORM Genomics program. Emily joined ORM in 2012.
- Hereditary cancer syndromes
- Why patients choose to do PGD for hereditary cancer syndromes
- Examples of hereditary cancer syndromes for which PGD is possible
- In vitro fertilization (IVF) Overview
- PGD Overview
- Third party reproduction and PGD
- ORM’s clinic and embryology laboratory
- Comprehensive Chromosome Screening
- Patient stories and testimonials
- Myths about PGD