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5 Things to know if you’re at high risk for breast or ovarian cancer
Do you have a family history of or an inherited risk to breast cancer or ovarian cancer? Have you heard of BRCA mutation? Watch this video to learn how genetic testing can significantly reduce your risk of a late-stage cancer diagnosis, what screenings insurance might cover, and how to talk to your doctor about your breast cancer risk. Learn about the signs and symptoms of breast and ovarian cancer so you know what to watch out for. Thank you to Susan M. Domchek, MD from the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine.
Enhancing your body's natural detoxification
In this video series, Rachel Beller, MS, RDN, creator of the Beller Method™ Transformation Masterclass at Beller Nutritional Institute, shares practical ways to enhance your body’s natural detoxification by diversifying fiber and incorporating Power Spicing and beverages into your diet. She also provides information on how to incorporate an anti-inflammatory diet into your daily life.
From bench to bedside: Understanding the role of clinical trials in your care
Are clinical trials something you understand, fear, don’t know much about, or welcome as part of your care? In this presentation, Virginia Kaklamani, MD, DSc explores the role of clinical trials in your treatment toolbox. She explains how clinical trials come into play at different points in your care: at your initial diagnosis and after cancer growth or multiple lines of treatment.
What you need to know about breast cancer, with "3 Black Docs"
Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD; Tiffany Avery, MD, MPH; and Zanetta Lamar, MD, are the hosts of “3 Black Docs,” a weekly podcast where they explore health, community, and life over cocktails. In this video they discuss the basics of breast cancer for Black women. This includes what your doctors really mean with the terms they use, and the important tests and treatments you should know about. It includes considerations for Black women going into care: the disparities that exist in health care, and advice to help you get the care you need and deserve.
Erica Taxin: 2021 Going Beyond Honoree
Erica was diagnosed with the BRCA gene mutation several years ago and made the difficult choice to get preventative surgeries to minimize her risk of cancer. Erica has served as a strong and vocal advocate about her personal decisions to protect her health and is helping her children navigate these decisions in a positive and informed manner.
Ask the expert: Triple-negative breast cancer with Rita Nanda, MD
Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) makes up 15 to 20 percent of all breast cancer diagnoses, and disproportionately affects young, Black, and Latinx communities who often face barriers to information and care. TNBC can be misunderstood and as a person with triple-negative breast cancer, you may have specific concerns regarding your diagnosis and care.
Oncologist, Rita Nanda, MD, answers questions about early stage and metastatic TNBC, and addresses managing symptoms and side-effects, treatment options, and more.