- Introduction to Cancer Genetics
- Genetic Counseling for Hereditary Cancer Risk
- Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Risk
- Population Health and Cancer Testing (PHACT) Study Cohort 1: Mallika Dhawan, MD discusses the feasibility of cancer risk screening in large multiethnic populations. With costs coming down, it’s becoming more feasible.
- Population Health and Cancer Testing (PHACT) Study Cohort 2:
1 in 40 Ashkenazi Jews carries BRCA, a heritable genetic mutation linked to increased cancer risk. Watch this recording of a webinar UCSF BRCA presented with Temple Emanu-el San Jose to learn why genetic testing is recommended for all Ashkenazi Jewish men and women.
Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes: Watch this video to hear from UCSF BRCA experts Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS, Pamela Munster, MD and Mindy Goldman, MD.
Why genetic testing is important for ovarian cancer: "We know that about 20%, and the numbers may be even higher, that our patients with ovarian cancer have a hereditary predisposition,” says Dr. Jocelyn Chapman, a gynecologic oncologist at UCSF Medical Center. Watch this video to learn more.
Family communication: Talking to your family about genetic mutations
Family communication around prostate cancer: Watch this recording of a panel discussion hosted by AnCan.org and UsTOO to hear from parents and their children about how they communicated around prostate cancer in the family, facilitated by Dr. Alicia Morgans of Northwestern.
Understanding Clinical Trials: Hear from Mallika Dhawan, MD, UCSF Medical Director for Cancer Risk and Hereditary Cancers.
UCSF500: Learn about UCSF500, a genetic test that looks at mutations in your cancer and compares them to your healthy cells.
Understanding Translational Genetics: Hear from David Quigley, PhD about how scientific discoveries in the lab are advancing precision care for our patients.
- In the Family (2008) - The first-person story of director Joanna Rudnick as she tries to decide on a course of action after testing positive for the BRCA1 mutation
- PINK AND BLUE: Colors of Hereditary Cancer (2015) - PINK AND BLUE takes a profound look into the BRCA world examining what it is and how this mutation puts both women and men at a higher risk of developing numerous cancers.
- UCSF Kintalk - Education and tools to share genetic information with family members
- UCSF Psycho-Oncology - Connect with psychologists and psychiatrists who care deeply about the emotional needs of patients and their families as they cope with cancer and treatment.
- UCSF Art for Recovery - Individuals coping with life-threatening illness are given an opportunity to express their feelings and experiences through art and writing workshops, visits at the bedside, and individual attention. Artistic ability is not necessary to participate.
- Bright Pink
- FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Li Fraumeni Syndrome
- National Pancreas Foundation
- Pancreatica: Confronting Pancreatic Cancer
- European Registry of Hereditary Pancreatitis and Familial Pancreatic Cancer
Pink Ribbon Program
- Pink Ribbon Program at the Peninsula JCC - The Peninsula JCC offers the Pink Ribbon Program, a postoperative workout designed to enhance recovery for breast cancer patients. It’s the only program of its kind on the Peninsula!