Clinician Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month
For National Hispanic Heritage Month, we've compiled some helpful hereditary cancer resources for healthcare providers serving Latino patients and families.
Improving Early Detection and Treatment Options for Ovarian Cancer
Read about the latest research and ongoing studies focusing on screening, preventative surgery, and treatment options for ovarian cancer.
View Basser Center and Penn Medicine resources on the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly geared towards cancer patients and BRCA mutation carriers.
BRCA and Melanoma
Melanoma is a rare form of skin cancer that only makes up 1% of overall skin cancers. However, it is a particularly aggressive form, which it is why it’s important to recognize symptoms and know your personal risk for melanoma.
B is for Bravery: A BRCA War Story
Basser YLC member Callum Beale writes about his sister's ongoing battle with BRCA-related cancer and how he is inspired by her bravery.
Basser Center genetic counselor Jacquelyn Powers, MS, LCGC, writes about her experience seeing patients via telehealth and considerations for the future.
Genetic Counseling via Telehealth
Basser Center genetic counselor Jacquelyn Powers, MS, LCGC, discusses genetic counseling via telehealth and what patients can expect from a typical appointment.
Hoja Informativa de BRCA
El Basser Center para BRCA es el primer centro integral para la investigación, tratamiento y prevención de tipos de cáncer relacionados con el BRCA.
Spanish-Speaking Genetics Providers Directory
View our directory of Spanish-speaking genetic counselors and other providers in the United States.
Considerations for “Previvors” During COVID-19
The Basser Center understands that for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers and others at high risk of cancer, COVID-19 may have disrupted screening schedules and surgical plans.