This is part of an ongoing series featuring interviews with physicians on topics related to hereditary cancer. This article was written by Kara Maxwell, MD, PhD. Dr. Maxwell is a physician scientist with the Basser Center and the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of expertise are in cancer genetics, specifically in hereditary cancer syndromes.

This is part of a blog series from genetic counselors at the Basser Center. This was written by Jessica Ebrahimzadeh, MS, LCGC.

Thanksgiving is a day set aside to express gratitude and share a meal with loved ones. Maybe your Thursday will be filled with traditions like watching football or scouting out Black Friday deals; but did you know that Thanksgiving Day is also National Family Health History Day?

This is part of an ongoing series featuring interviews with physicians on topics related to hereditary cancer. This article was adapted from an interview with Kim Reiss Binder, MD. Dr. Reiss Binder is a medical oncologist and clinical researcher with the Basser Center for BRCA and the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Reiss Binder’s area of expertise is BRCA-related pancreatic cancer. She leads several clinical trials that aim to improve the treatment options and outcomes for this group of patients.

This is part of an ongoing series featuring interviews with physicians on topics related to hereditary cancer. This article was written by Payal Shah, MD. Dr.

This is part of a blog series from genetic counselors at the Basser Center. This was written by Jackie Powers, MS, LCGC.

This is part of an ongoing blog series featuring informational essays and personal stories from members of the Basser Young Leadership Council (YLC). This essay was written by Katrina Wells, a YLC member and a writer and editor for medical news publications.

This is part of an ongoing series featuring interviews with physicians on topics related to hereditary cancer. This is a summary of a discussion with Ann L. Steiner, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist and clinical professor at Penn Medicine.

The Symptoms of Surgical Menopause

This is part of an ongoing blog series featuring informational essays and personal stories from members of the Basser Young Leadership Council (YLC). This essay was written by Shannon Pulaski, an attorney, wife, and mother of three. With a strong family history of cancer, Shannon has dedicated her efforts to advocating for patients.

This is part of an ongoing blog series featuring informational essays and personal stories from members of the Basser Young Leadership Council (YLC). This essay was written by Suzanne Zuppello, a freelance writer in New York City and co-chair of the YLC.

As part of an ongoing series of answers to common questions received by the Basser Center for BRCA, Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses different types of hereditary breast cancer.