The Big BRCA Questions

Panel moderated by Barbara Walters discusses the benefits and perils of early detection of breast and ovarian cancer.
Jewish Week Correspondent

If you were at a higher risk for cancer, would you want to know about it? How early? And what preventative measures would be worth the financial cost and emotional strain?

Beyond The Angelina Jolie Media Frenzy: Facts About BRCA

Special To The Jewish Week

Kudos to Angelina Jolie for revealing her BRCA status to the world and for undergoing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy that may well have saved her life.  With that one op-ed, she single-handedly did more to promote awareness about BRCA gene mutations than all her BRCA buddies—myself included—could collectively do in a lifetime.

Jane Herman

Healthcare October 2012

A World of Research Mixed blessing for new genetic testing method, men and the BRCA mutations and more.
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