Has the BRCA Monopoly Been Reborn?

Has the BRCA Monopoly Been Reborn?

A controversy has been brewing under the surface for several months in the genetic testing world. Namely, will BRCA carriers with ovarian cancer be forced to undergo BRCA testing a second time – at >$4000 a pop – in order to qualify for a new drug called...

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Podcast: Advanced Colon Cancer at Age 21 – Not Your Average College Experience

Video: Fertility and Age

Sometimes popular media gives us the false impression that it's common and easy for women to have babies into their mid-forties and fifties, but in truth it's more complicated. That's why we were so thankful to see singer Sophie B. Hawkins publicly share her...

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Bringing Sexy Back After Cancer Diagnosis or Treatment

Bringing Sexy Back After Cancer Diagnosis or Treatment

Last Updated: February 5, 2019 Have you lost that lovin’ feeling after a cancer diagnosis or treatment(s)? Or perhaps you haven’t been sexually active since having prophylactic removal of your breasts, colon, ovaries, uterus, or all of the above? Well, that’s not...

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What is ‘Precision Medicine’, Anyway?

What is ‘Precision Medicine’, Anyway?

In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama discussed his ‘Precision Medicine Initiative’, for which $215 million is being proposed for the 2016 Budget. In an era in which we’ve mostly heard about cutbacks in NIH funding, this is a big deal.For many...

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