ASCO Cancer Genetics Program

This program is designed to increase knowledge in the area of hereditary cancer genetics. This slide-based, expert-led course provides an array of topics related to the genetic cancer risk assessment process. Includes: taking and documenting of family history, and interpreting those results; site-specific sections on core concepts that include recognition of hereditary cancer syndromes; quantitative risk assessment; establishing a cancer risk assessment service; and special counseling and ethical, legal, and social issues in cancer genetics.

Type Course
CME Available Yes
Cost $275.00

Date of Resource 2018

Genomic Competencies

Experts from the disciplines listed below have tagged this resource as fulfulling genomic competencies.


  • Family History
    • P-FH1E:   Professionalism
      • 1E2:   Explain to patient relevant social and legal risks related to family history as well as relevant legal protections
      • 1E3:   Recognize the potential of family history information to reveal unexpected family relationships such as consanguinity or misattributed paternity
  • Somatic Genomics
    • P-SG4H:   Personal and Professional Development
      • 4H1:   Keep up-to-date with progress in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other tissue-based disorders