Ask Dr. Domchek: Lifestyle Interventions to Reduce Cancer Risk
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses lifestyle interventions, such as diet and exercise, to reduce hereditary cancer risk.
Dr. Maria Jasin, 2018 Basser Global Prize Winner
The Seventh Annual Basser Center Scientific Symposium featured Keynote speaker and Basser Global Prize awardee Maria Jasin, PhD, from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Jasin spoke with us about recent BRCA-related research.
We share the story of Penn Medicine and Basser Center patient Carlette, a BRCA mutation carrier facing a battle with hereditary breast cancer.
Ask Dr. Domchek: BRCA and Individualized Risk
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses hereditary cancer risk for BRCA mutation carriers and ways in which that might impact individuals differently.
The Things You Should Bring to the Hospital (That Seem Obvious in Hindsight, But Not in the Moment)
Basser Young Leadership Council member Jourdan Cohen, a digital marketer and BRCA mutation carrier, shares some advice about things you should bring to the hospital to prepare for preventative surgery.
Ask Dr. Domchek: The Differences Between BRCA1 and BRCA2
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses the differences between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and explains how the varying risk factors could impact individuals and their families.