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<br /> PROGRESS REPORT<br /> JULY 1, 2014 – DECEMBER 31, 2015<br /> Abramson Cancer Center<br /> WE TAKE CANCER PERSONALLY<br /> Our mission is to see a world free of the devastating effects of<br /> BRCA-related cancers.<br /> Through innovative research<br /> By advancing genetics research, carriers of BRCA mutations<br /> can live longer, healthier lives. The Basser Center continues to<br /> establish a far-reaching network of scientists, geneticists, and<br /> physicians dedicated to successfully treating BRCA-related<br /> cancers, and eventually preventing them altogether.<br /> Through education and genetic counseling<br /> The Basser Center is a place where families can turn for<br /> education and genetic counseling. We are a leader in raising<br /> awareness, which is currently the most effective way to save lives<br /> and provide options to those affected by a BRCA mutation.<br /> Through generous support<br /> In 2012, through the extraordinary support o<a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=1"> PROGRESS REPORT JULY 1, 2014 – DECEMBER 31, 2015 </a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=2"> WE TAKE CANCER PERSONALLY Our mission is to see</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=3"> OUR STORIES HAVE THE POWER TO SAVE LIVES The mo</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=4"> 2</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=5"> CARLETTE KNOX Philadelphia, PA, Stage 4 Breast Ca</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=6"> 4</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=7"> CHARLIE MUNSON Wilmington, DE, Breast Cancer, Pan</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=8"> 6</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=9"> KATRINA WELLS Mount Royal, NJ, BRCA1 Mutation, 34</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=10"> 8</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=11"> NANCY CLARKE Downingtown, PA, Ovarian Cancer, 63 </a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=12"> “The Basser Center for BRCA truly advances our wo</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=13"> RESEARCH CREATING BETTER CHOICES FOR FUTURE GENE</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=14"> BASSER CENTER LEADERSHIP COMMITTEE Susan Domchek</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=15"> TEAM SCIENCE AWARD IN IMMUNOPREVENTION The ultim</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=16"> Increased Risk for Ashkenazi Jewish Community As</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=17"> EXTERNAL GRANTS PROGRAM FURTHERING SCIENTIFIC DIS</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=18"> THE BASSER GLOBAL PRIZE The Basser Global Prize i</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=19"> “The Basser Center and the Basser Global Prize pr</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=20"> 2014 BASSER GLOBAL PRIZE RECIPIENT Mary-Claire K</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=21"> “I am honored to be recognized with this prize fr</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=22"> SPREADING THE WORD 1, 363 Some of the most </a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=23"> OUTREACH UNDERSTANDING OPTIONS SAVES LIVES Our o</a> <a title="Basser.Annual.Report-Singles_7-11 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1a05c3e9?page=24"> 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