September and October are Ovarian and Breast Cancer Awareness Months, respectively. Bridging the two months is Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week which includes National Previvor Day.
We asked previvors in the community: what would you like to say to the person on the fence about whether or not to have genetic testing? Here's the advice they offer!
It's not painful. You'll get so much out of it (the answer). You're strong enough to find out and move forward whatever may come!— Heather 🇺🇸 (@ZHeatherChamp) September 27, 2017
Science prevails, yes. But I think WE (or I) prevail! 👍🏻👍🏻😉— Heather 🇺🇸 (@ZHeatherChamp) September 27, 2017
Knowledge is power! Do it!— Sam Sunderwirth (@SamSunderwirth) September 28, 2017
Are you a previvor and want to share your advice? Tweet us @MyGeneCounsel or email Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org.