Community Outreach-Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Guests: The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey w/ Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD, associate director for translational science and chief of molecular oncology.

Topic: The Latest advancements in Cancer research. Particularly the BRCA1 tumor suppressor gene – a gene, that when mutated, can cause women to be at a higher risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. He also discusses how abnormalities in DNA repair can be therapeutically targeted in certain subtypes of breast cancer.