Women may inherit breast cancer from their fathers
Monday, February 27, 2006
Dr. Mary-Claire King discovered that a particularly lethal kind of breast cancer is genetically linked to a woman's father. Tom Fudge speaks with the award-winning geneticist about her discoveries. And to a man who found out that he passed breast cancer on to his daughter.
Dr. Mary-Claire King will be the keynote speaker at "Dinner with the Scientists" at the Hotel del Coronado tonight at 6 pm. For ticket information call 858-410-4211.
- Mary-Claire King , American Cancer Society research professor of genetics and medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle.
- Stephen Kandel , Board of Directors for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Foundation.