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2022 Breakthroughs & Discoveries Panel
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The Basser Center's virtual event featured internationally renowned experts in the field of BRCA-related cancer research and care. The panel was moderated by Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, and featured NCI’s Andre Nussenzweig, PhD, Penn Medicine’s Kara N. Maxwell, MD, PhD, and the ICR’s Andrew Tutt, MB, ChB, PhD, FMedSci.

Men & BRCA Educational Panel
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A panel discussion focused on men and BRCA gene mutations, including risk factors and surveillance options. Hear from BRCA mutation carrier and advocate, Gary Fuhrman, Penn Medicine physician Vivek Narayan, MD, MSCE, and Basser Genetic Counselor Avi Anantharajah, MS, LCGC. The discussion was moderated by Basser Young Leadership Council member Louis Abrams, Esquire.

Our BRCA Journeys: A Storytelling Event
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Susan Domchek, MD, moderated this Central Synagogue panel with individuals across various communities discussing their BRCA mutations and the steps they have taken to reduce their risk.

A BRCA Family Affair: The Garcia Family Shares Their Story
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Basser Young Leadership Council member and patient advocate Nicole Garcia, her mother, Mariana Garcia, and her sister, Marisa Martinez, discuss their family's journey with BRCA, including how they've managed their personal cancer risk, and how the Latino community can better educate themselves about family cancer history. The panel was moderated by Alejandra Campoverdi, co-founder of the Basser Center's LATINOS & BRCA initiative.

Empowering GENErations: Have You Had the Family Cancer Talk?
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This virtual panel features Black families impacted by BRCA-related cancer in discussion with a Basser Center genetic counselor. Presented in collaboration with the Basser Center’s Black & BRCA initiative, Cancer Awareness Network, Sisters R Us Circle of Survivors, My Style Matters, and Wawela Cancer Support.

BRCA & Ovarian Cancer: An Education Panel
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Learn about ovarian cancer screenings, preventive surgical options, hormone replacement therapy, and more in this panel discussion moderated by Basser Center Young Leadership Council (YLC) member Jenny Sorin. Panelists include Basser oncologist Ashley Haggerty, MD, MSCE and Basser YLC members Maura Morris and Katrina Wells.

Prophylactic Oophorectomy and Surgical Menopause with Ashley Haggerty, MD, MSCE
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Penn Medicine gynecologic oncologist Ashley Haggerty, MD, MSCE, discusses hereditary ovarian cancer, ovarian cancer prevention, what to expect from preventive surgery, and issues related to surgical menopause.

A Conversation with Nicole Garcia: Her BRCA Journey
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While everyone has BRCA genes, inheriting a gene mutation can increase your risk of certain types of cancer. The Basser Center's LATINOS & BRCA initiative presents this conversation with Nicole Garcia, who shares her personal story about her family's journey with hereditary cancer.