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Breakthroughs and Discoveries 2019
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On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, the Basser Center presented a panel with internationally renowned BRCA experts on the latest in BRCA-related clinical research and patient care. This event was held during the Basser Scientific Symposium and is geared toward the general public.

Fundamentos del BRCA y camino para el progreso
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Los hombres y mujeres con mutaciones genéticas, ya sea en BRCA corren mayor riesgo de desarrollar ciertos tipos de cáncer, incluido el cáncer de mama, ovario, próstata y páncreas.

Knowledge is Power: Understanding and Managing BRCA-Related Cancer Risk in Berkeley, CA
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On Thursday, March 28, 2019, the Basser Center and Congregation Beth El presented a panel discussion about the experience of living with BRCA mutations and hereditary cancers.

Ask Dr. Domchek: BRCA and Individualized Risk
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Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses hereditary cancer risk for BRCA mutation carriers and ways in which that might impact individuals differently.

BRCA Research Update: Looking Back At 2018 And Plans For The Future
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Susan Domchek, MD, discussed recent advancements in BRCA-related research. Dr. Domchek is the Basser Center's Executive Director, Basser Professor in Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the Marianne and Robert MacDonald Cancer Risk Evaluation Center.

Ask Dr. Domchek: The Differences Between BRCA1 and BRCA2
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Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses the differences between BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and explains how the varying risk factors could impact individuals and their families.

Accelerating Progress and Creating Hope
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There are just a few hours left to join our matching gift challenge and help provide hope to individuals and families with a BRCA1/2 mutation. Make a gift by midnight at basser.org/donate and it will go TWICE as far!

Accelerating Progress through Prevention
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Thanks to the Basser Center, better options for cancer treatment and prevention are on the horizon. Join our matching gift challenge today and help accelerate this life-saving work. Give before December 31st to translate research into cures. Give now at basser.org/donate.

Genetic Testing Can Save Lives: Dr. Susan Domchek Discusses the BFOR Study
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The BFOR study provides genetic testing for common BRCA mutations for women and men of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish ancestry, age 25 or older, in four U.S. metropolitan areas.

Accelerating Progress through Early Detection and Targeted Therapies
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Clinical trials conducted at the Basser Center have been integral to several important FDA approvals of new therapies for patients with BRCA-related ovarian and breast cancers. Help us build on this progress and translate research into cures by joining our matching gift challenge! 

Putting a Mission in Motion
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We are so excited to announce our December Matching Gift Campaign! To help accelerate our progress, a generous supporter has pledged to match all gifts to the Basser Center through the end of the year, up to $50,000. Give today at basser.org/donate and SAVE LIVES by translating research into cures.