Advocate uses genetic history to increase knowledge of hereditary cancer risk

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 10:00 in Health & Medicine

A mother who has tested positive for the BRCA2 cancer gene is one of 12 people in her family over three generations linked to the gene or diagnosed with cancer. Now she is using her family’s genetic history to contribute to cancer research, prevention and treatment – with the aim of improving the quality of life for those facing hereditary risk.

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