Next Public Health Grand Rounds
Cancer and Family History: Using Genomics for Prevention
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1 pm ETThe risk factors for cancer are many and varied, and inherited genetic mutations play a major role in 5 to 10% of all cancers. Public health programs are working to educate the public and healthcare providers about hereditary cancers and how to prevent them through testing and surveillance.
In the News - Zika Virus
There’s a CDC Public Health Grand Rounds for That!
The first case of Zika virus has been reported in the continental U.S. Zika is a virus that’s carried by Aedes mosquitoes. Though there is a lot we don’t know about this virus, we do know that there is a link between Zika and birth defects. To learn more about how we can prevent mosquito-borne diseases like Zika, watch our Grand Rounds session, “Dengue and Chikungunya in Our Backyard: Preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Disease.”
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