Erica L. Silver, MS
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Erica L. Silver, MS

  • Cancer Genetics
Santa Clarita Cancer Care | 27235 Tourney Road, Suite 2400, Valencia, CA 91355

About

Erica L Silver, MS, LCGC is a licensed and certified genetic counselor specializing in cancer genetics and hereditary cancer syndromes. She received her Bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge in Cellular and Molecular Biology. She then completed her Masters degree in Genetics and Genetic Counseling at the University of Pittsburgh. She is board certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and holds a genetic counseling license through the California Department of Public Health. She actively participates in the clinical supervision of graduate students from the UCLA MS Genetic Counseling program.  She provides education and clinical observation opportunities to residents and fellows of various UCLA medicine and surgery programs.  

Languages

English

Education

Medical Board Certification

Genetic Counseling, American Board of Genetic Counseling, Inc., 2013

Degree

MS, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Registrar, 2012

Research

Publications

  • Kamara D, Silver E, Niell-Swiller M. (2023) “Genetic risk assessment in breast and gynecologic malignancies- what’s to know in 2024?” Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology ():10.1097
  • Silver, E and Niell-Swiller, M. (2021) “Should all patients undergoing genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer syndromes be offered a multigene panel?”.  Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2022, 34:36-40
  • Silver E, Wenger N, Xie Z, Elashoff D, Lee K, Madlensky L, Trent J, Petruse A, Johansen L, Naeim A. (2019) “Implementing a Population-Based Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Program”. Clin Breast Cancer. Aug;19(4):246-253
  • Kishan AU, Gomez C, Dawson N, Dvorak R, Foster N, Hoyt A, Hurvitz S, Kusske A, Silver E, Tseng C, McCloskey S. (2016) “Increasing Appropriate BRCA1/2 Mutation Testing: The Role of Family History Documentation and Genetic Counseling in a Multi-Disciplinary Clinic.” Ann Surg Oncol (2016) 23(Suppl 5): 634