OCTOBER 2020

Raising Awareness of BRCA and Hereditary Cancer in Latino Communities for Hispanic Heritage Month

Alejandra Campoverdi, patient advocate and co-founder of the Basser Center's LATINX & BRCA initiative, discusses her personal experiences with BRCA, the history of cancer in her family, and why it's important to raise awareness in the Latinx community.
Basser Young Leadership Council member Eli Lopez shares her personal experience with BRCA and preventative surgery for the Basser blog.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Learn more about breast cancer risk, symptoms, and treatment options by exploring our resources on genetic counseling and testingmanaging cancer risk, and treating BRCA-related cancers such as breast cancer.
Listen to the latest episode of Pod is a Woman, Alejandra Campoverdi's podcast which features an interview on breast cancer awareness with Basser Center Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD.
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COVID AND CANCER: Breast, Ovarian & Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research


On Wednesday, October 28 at 4 p.m., the American Friends of Rabin Medical Center will present a panel on COVID and cancer featuring leading experts in the field. Robert Siegel will moderate a panel including Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, University of Washington's Mary-Claire King, PhD, and Rabin Medical Center's David Margel, MD, PhD. 
Register now

View Our Recent Parents Leadership Community Conversation

Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, and Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, Associate Professor at Penn Medicine’s School of Social Policy and Practice discuss how to talk to your family about BRCA mutations and hereditary cancer.

Celebrating the Launch of our Black & BRCA Initiative


For the Basser blog, Erika Stallings writes about her own experiences living with a BRCA mutation and why she has partnered with the Basser Center on Black & BRCA. This collaboration between the Basser Center and its team of patient advocates, researchers, and healthcare professionals brings tailored resources and support to the Black community. Black & BRCA seeks to empower individuals to understand their family health history and take action to prevent cancer from one generation to the next.
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