Basser in the News
The Basser Center is a leading source for news and information about BRCA-related research and advances in cancer treatment. Visit our news page to learn more about recently published scientific papers, media outlets that have quoted our scientists, and coverage of our recent events and achievements.
Ambiguous Genetic Test Results Can Be Unsettling. Worse, They Can Lead to Needless Surgeries
Basser Executive Director Susan Domchek, MD, was quoted in a story on the ambiguity of certain genetic tests and how “variants of unknown significance” (VUS) can guide cancer treatments, despite a lack of evidence to support those decisions.
The Basser blog features an ongoing series of articles, interviews, and videos from clinicians, researchers, patients, and advocates. Discover personal stories, scientific advancements, answers to your questions about hereditary cancer, and much more.
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.
The BRCAbeat, the Basser Center’s monthly newsletter, covers the latest BRCA-related news, information about our upcoming events, and more.
If you are a member of the media and would like more information about how to feature the Basser Center or one of our researchers in an upcoming story, visit our toolkit.
Learn more about our latest events raising awareness of BRCA-related cancers and revisit some of our past programs.