To Have Or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

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To Have Or Not To Have Genetic Testing?

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…

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The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines Have Updated: Here is What You Need to Know

October 2017 The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) provides guidelines to help determine who should have genetic testing for hereditary cancers and how individuals should be followed after testing. They recently published updates to these guidelines that we’ve summarized below. The full guidelines can be found here. We’ve also previously published a list of risk factors,…

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Joanna Rudnick, Filmmaker of BRCA Previvor "In the Family" Documentary

Joanna Rudnick, Award Winning Creative Director & Documentary Filmmaker, ‘In the Family’ Joanna, do you realize that you have a lot of ‘Superfans’ in the BRCA and the Genetics Communities? I find that so hard to believe! I think of myself as a regular member of the community, facing the same challenges as everyone else. I read…

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