The Basser Center for BRCA hosts events throughout the year, including signature panels and programs, webinars led by leading researchers, and fundraising events.

Past Events

A BRCA Family Affair: The Garcia Family Shares Their Story

Basser Young Leadership Council member and patient advocate Nicole Garcia, her mother, Mariana Garcia, and her sister, Marisa Martinez, discuss their family's journey with BRCA, including how they've managed their personal cancer risk, and how the Latinx community can better educate themselves about family cancer history. The panel was moderated by Alejandra Campoverdi, co-founder of the Basser Center's LATINX & BRCA initiative.

Empowering GENErations: Have You Had the Family Cancer Talk?

This virtual panel features Black families impacted by BRCA-related cancer in discussion with a Basser Center genetic counselor. Presented in collaboration with the Basser Center’s Black & BRCA initiative, Cancer Awareness Network, Sisters R Us Circle of Survivors, My Style Matters, and Wawela Cancer Support.

BRCA & Ovarian Cancer: An Educational Panel

Learn about ovarian cancer screenings, preventive surgical options, hormone replacement therapy, and more in this panel discussion moderated by Basser Center Young Leadership Council (YLC) member Jenny Sorin. Panelists include Basser oncologist Ashley Haggerty, MD, MSCE and Basser YLC members Maura Morris and Katrina Wells.

Mastectomy Reconstruction: An Educational Panel

The Basser Center's virtual panel provides information about mastectomy reconstruction surgery such as types of implants, reconstruction techniques, and more. 

Empowering GENErations: Have You Had the Family Cancer Talk?

The Basser Center's Black & BRCA initiative presents a virtual panel about discussing hereditary cancer with your family. Moderated by Black & BRCA cofounder Erika Stallings, the panel includes Basser oncologist Payal Shah, MD, Houston Methodist Sugar Land/West genetic counselor Tiffiney G. Carter, MS, CGC, and Basser Young Leadership Council member Ashley Dedmon.