Sue Friedman 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 the BRCA community for many years — this is a bit…

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Updated: March 5, 2019 Genetic Counseling Note: GREM1 is a hereditary cancer predisposition gene.  Having a type of genetic mutation called a duplication just before the GREM1 gene (and at the end of a gene called SCG5) causes the GREM1 protein (encoded by the GREM1 gene) to be overactive and is associated with hereditary mixed…

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