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Northwest Gynecological Cancer Symposium: Fostering Community and Collaboration in the Field of Gynecological Cancer

The Rivkin Center hosted nearly 90 scientists from across the Pacific Northwest for the second biennial Northwest Gynecological Cancer Symposium. The event was held at the University of Washington on September 25th, 2019.  The symposium was designed to facilitate communication and foster collaboration between scientists in the region — all working towards ending ovarian and […]

Introducing Dr. Mary-Claire King: Symposium Keynote

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We’re excited to share that Dr. Mary-Claire King will be our keynote speaker at the Rivkin Center’s 12th Biennial Ovarian Cancer Research Symposium. Dr. King first discovered BRCA1, the breast and ovarian cancer gene, in 1990. Her work on BRCA1 was a game-changer for how scientists thought about the role of genetics in complex diseases […]

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