Thursday, March 11th 2021
Please join us as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, talks about her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew with genetic counselor Ellen Matloff. Ms. Shainman is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She is also the executive producer of the award-winning documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer. She is a BRCA-1 gene mutation carrier and a “previvor,” the term for a survivor of a cancer predisposition. Ms. Shainman will be joined by Ms. Matloff, Certified Genetic Counselor, President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides scalable, updated genetic counseling solutions. In this powerful program, these two genetic cancer experts will share their story and knowledge and answer your questions. We hope you will join us for this important conversation which will be livestreamed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PJBzdgCTn2E The event will also be livestreamed on NNLM Reading Club’s Facebook Page.