Basser Webinars: Elizabeth Prostic Memorial Outreach Program

Dr. Edward and Merry Prostic have generously established a webinar series-- The Elizabeth Prostic Memorial Outreach Program, in memory of their daughter.  This series of educational webinars covers a wide range of topics related to hereditary cancer and BRCA mutations providing life-saving information and hope to individuals and families nationwide. View our past webinars below in the archive.

Webinar Archive

BRCA Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer: What You Need to Know

Kim Reiss Binder, MD, discussed pancreatic cancer and hereditary risk. Dr. Reiss Binder is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and her research focuses on the development of new treatments for pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal malignancies.

Speaker: Kim Reiss Binder, MD
BRCA Research Update: Looking Back at 2017 and Plans for the Future

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.

Speaker: Susan Domchek, MD
Fertility & Family Planning When You Have a BRCA Mutation

Clarisa Gracia, MD, MSCE, discussed fertility and family planning for those with BRCA mutations. Dr. Gracia is Associate Professor and board-certified reproductive endocrinologist in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Pennsylvania.

Speaker: Clarisa Gracia, MD, MSCE
BRCA Research Update: Looking Back at 2016 and Plans for the Future

Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, and Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD, discuss recent advancements in BRCA-related research. Dr. Greenberg is the Basser Center's Director of Basic Science and Associate Professor in the Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Speakers: Susan Domchek, MD, and Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD
The ABCs of Cancer Risk: Understanding What Risk Means for BRCA Mutation Carriers

Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, discussed understanding hereditary cancer risk and BRCA mutations, providing a comprehensive introduction for mutation carriers and their families with an emphasis on risk terminology and basic genetic concepts.

Speaker: Susan Domchek, MD
BRCA Mutations in Men: What You Need to Know

Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, and Justin Bekelman, MD, discussed how BRCA mutations affect men, including an increased risk of prostate cancer. Dr. Bekelman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Speakers: Susan Domchek, MD, and Justin Bekelman, MD
The New Normal: Resources and Skills for Adjusting and Living Well with BRCA

Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, EdM, discussed managing BRCA mutations. Dr. Werner-Lin is Assistant Professor at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania where she conducts research addressing psychosocial aspects of genomic testing.

Speaker: Allison Werner-Lin, PhD, LCSW, EdM
BRCA and Young Women: What You Need to Know

Basser Center Executive Director, Susan Domchek, MD, discussed BRCA mutations and their potential impact on the lives of young women. Dr. Domchek covers what types of cancer may impact mutation carriers, as well as screening guidelines, preventative surgery, and topics like family planning.

Speaker: Susan Domchek, MD