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NNLM Reading Club Presents...Resurrection Lily with author Amy Byer Shainman

Class Details

Please join us as Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, talks about her book, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew with genetic counselor Ellen Matloff.

Ms. Shainman is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She is also the executive producer of the award-winning documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer. She is a BRCA-1 gene mutation carrier and a “previvor,” the term for a survivor of a cancer predisposition.

Ms. Shainman will be joined by Ms. Matloff, Certified Genetic Counselor, President and CEO of My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides scalable, updated genetic counseling solutions. In this powerful program, these two genetic cancer experts will share their story and knowledge and answer your questions.

We hope you will join us for this important conversation which will be livestreamed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PJBzdgCTn2E (link is external)

The event will also be livestreamed on NNLM PNR's Facebook Page. For news, updates and to link to the livestream event, follow NNLM PNR on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nnlmpnr/ (link is external)

Registration is recommended but not required. Registrants will receive a confirmation with the livestream links via email as well as a reminder notice.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Mar 11, 2021
3:00PM - 4:00PM ET
Continuing Education Credits: 


We invite you to join us in author talks that highlight timely health issues brought to light by the NNLM Reading Club. NNLM Reading Club Presents… gives libraries and their readers, book clubs and anyone interested in reading a chance to hear directly from authors then engage in a question and answer session with them.

Each live webinar session is 60 minutes long and begins at: 3:00 p.m. ET | 2:00 p.m. CT | 1:00 p.m. MT | Noon PT | 11:00 a.m. Alaska | 9:00 a.m. Hawaii

For details and a link to the event, please see each separate session.

We will be recording each session with captions.

Note: Registration is encouraged but not required to attend.