Celebrities Share Their Breast Cancer Stories

Celebrities Share Their Breast Cancer Stories

When celebrities publicly share their cancer diagnoses, it is common for medical professionals to experience dramatic increases in office calls and for Internet searches about the celebrity’s cancer to rise. In this blog post, we shine the spotlight on a few...
To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

To Have or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

We asked previvors on Twitter, “What would you like to say to the person on the fence about whether or not to have genetic testing?” Here’s what they had to say. It’s not painful. You’ll get so much out of it (the answer). You’re...
CURE Talks Cancer: Knowing Your Hereditary Risk

CURE Talks Cancer: Knowing Your Hereditary Risk

In 2010, history was made when a Congressional resolution was passed to declare the first ever National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week and National Previvor Day to raise awareness about hereditary cancer. Millions of people carry an inherited mutation or...
Sue Friedman, Founder of FORCE, Shares Her Story

Sue Friedman, Founder of FORCE, Shares Her Story

Sue Friedman is the Founder and the Executive Director of FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with hereditary breast, ovarian, and related cancers. Sue has been a well-known leader in...
Who Should Consider BRCA Testing?

Who Should Consider BRCA Testing?

BRCA-Related Breast and/or Ovarian Cancer syndrome, previously known as Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) syndrome, is a well-known hereditary cancer syndrome characterized by increased risk for breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancers. Melanoma and...