Genetic Evaluation and Counseling in Prostate Cancer Treatment - Interview with Heather Cheng

(Length of Discussion: 16 min)

An emerging expert in the field of genetics and prostate cancer, Heather Cheng speaks with Charles Ryan in a thought-provoking dialogue of genetic evaluation and counseling for patients with prostate cancer. They review a variety of the genes that are involved in both DNA repair as well as the Lynch Syndrome, wrapping up with a discussion about PARP Inhibitors.

Biographies:

Heather H. Cheng MD, Ph.D. is the Director of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Prostate Cancer Genetics Clinic and assistant professor in the Division of Medical Oncology University of Washington School of Medicine. She specializes in treating cancers of the prostate, bladder, and testes.

Charles J. Ryan, MD