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Patient Stories: The Importance of Learning Your Hereditary Risk
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Basser Center patients share their personal stories with BRCA and hereditary cancer.

Young Leadership Council In Our Genes Fundraiser Recap
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This 2016 fundraising event from the Basser Center for BRCA's Young Leadership Council featured personal stories from three speakers: Cheddar's Jon Steinberg, comedian and author Caitlin Brodnick, and TV writer and producer Jessica Queller.

Young Leadership Council In Our Genes Fundraiser with Dr. Susan Domchek
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This 2016 fundraising event from the Basser Center's Young Leadership Council featured personal stories from several speakers, as well as a personal thank you from Basser's Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD.

Young Leadership Council In Our Genes Fundraiser with Jessica Queller
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This 2016 fundraising event from the Basser Center for BRCA's Young Leadership Council featured TV writer and producer Jessica Queller sharing her personal story with BRCA and hereditary cancer.

Young Leadership Council In Our Genes Fundraiser with Jon Steinberg
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This 2016 fundraising event from the Basser Center's Young Leadership Council featured personal stories from several speakers, including Cheddar's Jon Steinberg.

2016 Basser Center Symposium Interview with Kara Maxwell
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Dr. Kara Maxwell, MD, PhD is on the Basser Center's clinical staff. She's a physician-scientist with an interest in breast cancer genetics. Her major area of research interest is in the mechanisms of cancer development in individuals at high risk of breast cancer.

2016 Basser Center Symposium Interview with Mark Robson
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Memorial Sloan Kettering's Mark Robson, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in the identification and management of individuals who have inherited an increased risk for cancer. His research has focused on the best ways to use genetic information to improve the outcomes of those with or at risk for hereditary cancers of all types.

2016 Basser Center Symposium Interview with David Yu
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David S. Yu, MD, PhD, is a board certified radiation oncologist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Yu practices general radiation oncology and specializes in the treatment of head and neck cancer, breast cancer, and lung cancer. 

The ABCs of Cancer Risk: Understanding What Risk Means for BRCA Mutation Carriers
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Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, discussed understanding hereditary cancer risk and BRCA mutations, providing a comprehensive introduction for mutation carriers and their families with an emphasis on risk terminology and basic genetic concepts.

BRCA Mutations in Men: What You Need to Know
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Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, and Justin Bekelman, MD, discussed how BRCA mutations affect men, including an increased risk of prostate cancer. Dr. Bekelman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.

The New Normal: Resources and Skills for Adjusting and Living Well with BRCA
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Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, EdM, discussed managing BRCA mutations. Dr. Werner-Lin is Assistant Professor at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania where she conducts research addressing psychosocial aspects of genomic testing.

2015 Basser Center Jean Bash Short Recap
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View a recap of the Basser Center for BRCA's first-ever Basser Jean Bash in November 2015, which raised over $8 million to support the Basser Center.

2015 Jean Bash Recap
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The Basser Center's first-ever Basser Jean Bash was held in November 2015 and honored Basser Center founders Mindy and Jon Gray. Over 1,100 people came out to Unzip their Genes and raise over $8 million to support the Basser Center. 

BRCA and Young Women: What You Need to Know
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Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, discussed BRCA mutations and their potential impact on the lives of young women. Dr. Domchek covers what types of cancer may impact mutation carriers, as well as screening guidelines, preventative surgery, and topics like family planning.

2015 B'nai Jeshurun Panel on BRCA
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Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, invited members of the community to hear a panel of experts from the Basser Center for BRCA discuss BRCA mutations.

2013 Breast and Ovarian Cancer Symposium at the Central Synagogue in NYC
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This 2013 symposium on the Ashkenazi Jewish population's increased chances of carrying a BRCA mutation was moderated by Barbara Walters and featured a panel of breast and ovarian cancer experts, including Basser's Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD.