Penn Center for Genome Integrity: Hereditary Cancer and Beyond
Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD, the Basser Center’s Director of Basic Science and the Director of the new Penn Center for Genome Integrity, discusses the new Center.
Genetic Counselor Takeover: Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk
Basser Center genetic counselor Jessica M. Long, MS, LCGC, explains the ins and outs of direct-to-consumer genetic testing for hereditary cancer risk.
Ask Dr. Domchek: Enhancing PARP Inhibitors
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses PARP inhibitors and ways in which they might be combined with other cancer treatments.
Changes in Classification of BRCA1/2 Mutations are Extremely Rare
In light of a recent news article, the Basser Center stresses that it is extremely rare that genetic testing reports change an interpretation from harmful to anything less than that.
Genetic Counselor Takeover: What Age Should You be Tested for a BRCA Mutation?
Basser Center genetic counselor Danielle McKenna, MS, LCGC, explains what age at which at-risk individuals should consider testing for a BRCA mutation.
Prostate Cancer Screening with a BRCA Mutation
Kara Maxwell, MD, PhD, discusses hereditary prostate cancer and recent scientific advancements.
Genetic Counselor Takeover: National Family Health History Day
Basser Center genetic counselor Jessica Ebrahimzadeh, MS, LCGC, gives advice about how to discuss health history and cancer risk with your family.
BRCA and Pancreatic Cancer: Recent Advancements
Kim Reiss Binder, MD, explains ongoing trials and recent advancements related to BRCA-related pancreatic cancer.