Identification and Hereditary Management of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

  • This webinar will cover a basic overview of paraganglioma/pheochromocytoma (PPGL), its’ association with hereditary cancer syndromes, and management of associated syndromes. A specific focus on genetic testing will be addressed, denoting the high rate of pathogenic variants in PPGL and characteristics that increase or decrease likelihood of pathogenic findings. Additional information on specific hereditary PPGL syndromes will be described in detail, as well as updates to NCCN guidelines and recent literature.

    Level of Instruction: Intermediate

    Webinar CEU

    Only the live session qualifies for CEUs but when possible, we host the recordings on our website and NSGC recommends participants to use their personal email instead of work email addresses to ensure they receive their CEU certificates.

    Webinar PACE

    Ambry Genetics is approved as a provider for continuing education program by NSGC and ASCLS P.A.C.E ® Program.

Genetic Counselor, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Samantha Greenberg is a genetic counselor at Huntsman Cancer Institute. She received her Masters' from the University of Michigan for genetic counseling and public health after teaching seventh grade science in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Samantha oversees the Paraganglioma clinic and co-directs the recently named Pheo Para Alliance Center of Excellence at Huntsman, and high risk prostate clinic at HCI alongside a multidisciplinary team. Her research and interests center around prostate cancer genetics, paraganglioma/pheochromocytoma, and education, where she serves as a faculty member with the University of Utah Genetic Counseling Program.

Sr. Clinical Research Specialist, Ambry Genetics

Ms. Horton received her M.S. in Genetic Counseling from Arcadia University and practiced clinically as a cancer genetic counselor in Memphis, TN prior to joining Ambry Genetics 6 years ago. As a reporting genetic counselor at Ambry, she performed variant assessment, generated reports for oncology tests, and curated clinical literature for report content. In her current role as Sr. Clinical Research Specialist, she designs and conducts studies focusing on the translational application of Ambry's research. Ms. Horton's research interests include improving the clinical utility of and increasing access to genetic testing.

Genomic Science Liaison, Ambry Genetics

Brooke Overstreet earned her M.S. in Genetic Counseling at the University of Cincinnati and also holds an M.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Arizona. Prior to becoming a genomic science liaison at Ambry, she worked as a clinical genetic counselor at Mayo Clinic in Arizona and counseled patients for oncology, neurology, cardiology and healthy exome. Mrs. Overstreet is a member of the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) and is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).

  • Wed, June 30, 2021
  • 11:00am PDT
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • C.E.U.
    1 Category 1 Contact Hour
  • P.A.C.E. 1 unit

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