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.
Genetic Testing Can Save Lives: Dr. Susan Domchek Discusses the BFOR Study
Susan Domchek, MD, discusses the BFOR Study and the importance of genetic testing for hereditary cancer in the Ashkenazi Jewish community.