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Focus groups highlight cancer research, genetic testing

Published on October 5, 2017 7:08PM

Community members across the state of Oregon are invited to share their thoughts and opinions about research, genetic testing and cancers that can be inherited.

A series of 32 focus groups in communities across Oregon are being sponsored by Oregon Health Science University’s Community Research Hub and Knight Cancer Institute’s Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center. Each group will consist of 5-10 participants.

Upcoming stops include Friday, Oct. 13 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Baker City, Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10-11:30 a.m. in La Grande and Monday, Oct. 30 from 6-7:30 p.m. in Pendleton. Oregon residents age 18 and older, including cancer survivors and patients, physicians and others with an interest in inherited cancers, are invited to register for the group. Refreshments will be provided

For more information, to register or to learn more about other upcoming focus groups, contact 503-418-9832, communityresearch@ohsu.edu or visit www.oregontalksgenetics.org.


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