Choosing How to Manage Your BRCA-Associated Breast Cancer Risk: Mastectomy vs Surveillance
Payal Shah, MD, a medical oncologist and clinical researcher, writes about how to manage BRCA-associated breast cancer risk and how best to decide between surgery and surveillance.
Genetic Counselor Takeover: How to Approach Preventative Surgery
Basser Center genetic counselor Jackie Powers, MS, LCGC, writes about how to approach preventative surgery and how she counsels patients considering mastectomies to reduce cancer risk.
Managing My Ovarian Cancer Risk
Basser Young Leadership Council member Katrina Wells, a BRCA mutation carrier, shares her personal story with how she is managing her ovarian cancer risk.
What You Need to Know About Surgical Menopause
Penn Medicine's Ann L. Steiner, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist and clinical professor, discusses what you need to know about surgical menopause.
Preventative Care and the Power of Support
Basser Young Leadership Council member Shannon Pulaski, an attorney, wife, and mother, writes about preventative care and the power of support.
What I Learned From My BRCA Mutation and Freezing My Eggs at 29
Basser Young Leadership Council co-chair Suzanne Zuppello, a freelance writer in New York City, shares her personal story about her BRCA mutation and her decision to freeze her eggs.
Ask Dr. Domchek: Different Types of Breast Cancers
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses different types of hereditary breast cancer.