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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.

Empowering GENErations: Have You Had the Family Cancer Talk?
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The Basser Center's Black & BRCA initiative presents a virtual panel about discussing hereditary cancer with your family. Moderated by Black & BRCA cofounder Erika Stallings, the panel includes Basser oncologist Payal Shah, MD, Houston Methodist Sugar Land/West genetic counselor Tiffiney G. Carter, MS, CGC, and Basser Young Leadership Council member Ashley Dedmon.

2021 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 Kathleen Moore, MD, MS, of The University of Oklahoma and Basser oncologist Kim Reiss Binder, MD.

Overcoming Racial Disparities in Clinical Trials
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Learn more about racial disparities in hereditary cancer clinical trials in this discussion presented by the Basser Center for BRCA’s Black & BRCA initiative. This conversation features Ashley Dedmon, a patient advocate and member of the Basser Young Leadership Council, and Armenta Washington, a Senior Research Coordinator at Penn Medicine’s Community Outreach and Engagement Program.

Ask a Genetic Counselor: Recommended Age for Genetic Testing
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Basser Center Genetic Counselor Danielle McKenna, MS, LCGC, discusses the recommended age for genetic testing for BRCA1/2 mutations for both men and women.

Ask Dr. Domchek: Ovarian Cancer Surveillance & More
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Basser Center Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, answers a series of frequently asked questions. She discusses ovarian cancer surveillance, BRCA mutations in the Ashkenazi Jewish community, COVID vaccines, and more.