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Breast & Ovarian Cancers: The Mother-Daughter Connection

Connecting with mothers & daughters about cancer risks & myths

In honor of Mother’s Day, and to celebrate the first ever World Ovarian Cancer Day, Memorial Hermann partnered with Sunny 99.1, Fox 26 and the Houston Chronicle to host a special online video talk show event designed just for mothers and daughters on May 8, 2013.

Hosted by Sunny 99.1's Dana Tyson, the online video talk show hosted by Google+ Hangouts on Air featured experts in detecting and treating breast and ovarian cancers. Online participants heard from cancer survivors and got an up-close look at the latest technology for detecting breast cancer, 3-D Tomosynthesis.

Key Topics

  • Which genes mothers and daughters may share that put them at higher risk for developing certain cancers
  • Newest breakthroughs in breast cancer screening
  • Connection between breast cancer and ovarian cancer
  • When to get screened and how
  • Symptoms and warning signs of ovarian cancer


Dana Tyson

Sunny 99.1 morning show host

Dr. Frankie Holmes

Breast medical oncologist focused on curing breast cancer
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Dr. Amy Nordmann

Board-certified dedicated breast radiologist

Leslie Newman

Genetic counselor

Damali Keith

FOX 26 reporter, touched by ovarian cancer

Dr. Christine Lee

Gynecologic oncologist with clinical interest in ovarian cancer at the molecular level
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Karen Davin

BS, RN, OCN, Breast oncology nurse navigator

Laura Gobeli

Breast cancer survivor

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