Episode 126: Dr Roy Jensen – BRCA, and the University of Kansas Cancer Center

Today my guest is Pathologist Dr Roy Jensen

What we discuss with Dr Jensen:

  • How he decided to go to medical school and how he chose a specialty
  • Two of his mentors early in his career, and how he was influenced by them
  • His research work in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes
  • How he established a Cancer Center at the University of Kansas, and some of the work that goes into that
  • Why he thinks being a pathologist helps him in this role
  • The NCI designations for cancer centers and achieving his goal of Comprehensive Designation
  • His thoughts on the future of cancer incidence

Links for this episode:

Health Podcast Network

 LabVine Learning

AGBT Precision Health Meeting

The ConfLab from LabVine

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