101 - 120 of 122 Results

The BRCA Founder Outreach Study (BFOR) Launches in Four Cities

The Basser Center's internationally recognized experts in cancer genetics, Susan Domchek, MD, and Katherine Nathanson, MD, are working in collaboration with leading experts in the fields of cancer research and genetics in New York, Los Angeles, and Boston to launch the pilot phase of a new, independent research initiative: the BRCA Founder Outreach (BFOR) Study.

Ask Dr. Domchek: Men and BRCA Mutations

As part of an ongoing series of answers to common questions received by the Basser Center, Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses how BRCA mutations impact men, including which cancers they are at hereditary risk for and recommendations for screening.
 

Ask Dr. Domchek: The Differences Between BRCA1 and BRCA2

As part of an ongoing series of answers to common questions received by the Basser Center, 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.

Ask Dr. Domchek: BRCA and Individualized Risk

As part of an ongoing series of answers to common questions received by the Basser Center, Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, discusses hereditary cancer risk for BRCA mutation carriers and ways in which that might impact individuals differently.
 

Carlette's Story

We share the story of Penn Medicine and Basser Center patient Carlette, a BRCA mutation carrier facing a battle with hereditary breast cancer.

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.