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Cancer Previvors, Survivors and Libido

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Cancer Previvors, Survivors and Libido

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we are focusing on sexuality in cancer survivors and previvors. Did you know that there are specialists in this area who can help you (and your partner) to get back in the groove if your libido is low? Here are some tips on regaining your libido from Sharon Bober, PhD,  Director…

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National Cancer Survivors Day

Updated May 30, 2019 National Cancer Survivors Day is June 2, 2019. To celebrate, we have compiled quotes from cancer survivors and families to educate and inspire others. “I’ve always viewed my family history and genetic information as another tool – knowledge is power – I believe that. It empowered me, helped me make treatment…

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Beyond BRCA: Testing negative and living in the ‘gray zone’ for cancer risk

This is Stacey’s story of searching for a genetic explanation for the prevalence of breast cancer in her family. Genetic Counseling Note: When a patient tests ‘negative’ for genetic mutations, part of the genetic counseling process is to interpret what that result means in context of the patient’s personal and family history. In some cases, it…

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