BRCA Patient Education Resources

The Basser Center for BRCA provides up to date, expert reviewed information and frequently asked questions.

In This Section

  • Understanding Your BRCA Risk

    Use these tools, FAQs and resources to better understand your risk for BRCA.

  • Treatments for BRCA-related cancers

    BRCA-related cancers are treated based on the clinical characteristics of each cancer. Learn more about your options today.

  • Insurance FAQ

    Find commonly asked questions about insurance. We cover the cost and coverage of testing and screenings, as well as BRCA's impact on health and life insurance.

  • Support and Communication

    At the Basser Center for BRCA, we hope to answer questions and provide resources to help coping with news of a BRCA mutation or cancer and communicating with family members about risks, care and support.

  • Stories From The Heart

    Hear from our patients how Penn's experts take cancer care to the next level, developing customized treatments and taking outcomes from “inoperable” to “incredible.”