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An Evening of Storytelling with the Basser Young Leadership Council
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On October 3, 2018, Basser YLC co-chair Erika Stallings; Rob Sorin, father of YLC member Jenny Sorin and wife of Basser Leadership Council member Helene Sorin; and writer Taylor Harris shared their personal stories on life with a BRCA mutation.

An Evening of Storytelling with the Basser Young Leadership Council: Erika Stallings
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Lawyer and Basser YLC co-chair Erika Stallings shared a personal story about her experiences with dating after learning of her own mutation.

An Evening of Storytelling with the Basser Young Leadership Council: Taylor Harris
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Writer Taylor Harris shared a personal story about her family and learning of her own mutation.

Ask Dr. Domchek: Breast Cancer Prevention in Young Women with BRCA Mutations
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The Basser Center's Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, discusses early screening recommendations for young women with BRCA mutations.

Ask Dr. Domchek: Recent Treatment Options for BRCA-Related Cancers
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In this ongoing series of answers to common questions received by the Basser Center, Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses recent advancements in treatment options for BRCA-related cancers, such as drugs like PARP inhibitors.

BRCA and Ovarian Cancer
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Ronny Drapkin, MD, PhD, Basser’s Director of Gynecologic Cancer Research, and Penn’s Ovarian Cancer Research Center shares the latest on early detection research for ovarian cancer.

Knowledge is Power: Understanding and Managing BRCA-Related Cancer Risk
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The Basser Center and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center presented a dynamic conversation about the experience of living with BRCA mutations and hereditary cancers. 

Dr. Ashok Venkitaraman, 2017 Basser Global Prize Winner
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The Sixth Annual Basser Center Scientific Symposium on Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23, featured Keynote speaker and Basser Global Prize awardee Professor Ashok Venkitaraman, MBSS, PhD, from the University of Cambridge.

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know
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Kim Reiss Binder, MD, discussed pancreatic cancer and hereditary risk. Dr. Reiss Binder is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and her research focuses on the development of new treatments for pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal malignancies.

2018 Basser Center Global Prize Presentation
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During the Sixth Annual Basser Center Scientific Symposium, the 2017 Basser Global Prize was presented to Ashok Venkitaraman, MBBS, PhD, the Ursula Zoellner Professor of Cancer Research and director of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Cancer Unit at the University of Cambridge.