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You're Invited to attend a free, educational event: Knowledge is Power: Understanding and Managing BRCA-Related Cancer Risk July 17, 2018, at 7:00 pm

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family JCC
Jacobs Campus
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92017

Join the Basser Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center for a dynamic evening about the experience of living with BRCA mutations and hereditary cancers. As these mutations affect all populations, a panel of experts in the field will discuss genetic counseling and testing, preventive care and navigating through the challenging decision-making and medical management options faced by mutation carriers.

-Dr. Susan Domchek, Basser Center Executive Director
-Dr. Paul Hyde, Scripps Hospital Breast Surgeon
-Dr. David Smotrich, La Jolla IVF Medical Director
-A community member impacted by these issues
-Moderated by journalist Jill Werman Harris

7:00-8:30 pm: Panel discussion and Q&A
8:30-9:00 pm: Meet & greet with panelists and visit resource tables from many community organizations

This event is free to the public with registration. Register here.


You're Invited to a FORCE Get-Together August 1, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sharp Outpatient Pavilion
3075 Health Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

RSVP to Heather at

Guest Host: Kristin Kalla, Certified Genetic Counselor

Do you have a family history of breast, ovarian or related cancer? Are you considering genetic testing, waiting for results, or have already tested positive for a BRCA mutation or another gene mutation associated with increased cancer risk?

Here's your chance to meet others who know what you're going through, to ask questions, learn or just listen in a safe and supportive environment. You are not alone. Join us and live your life empowered!


FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered