In this edition: BASSER RESEARCH CENTER FOR BRCA - PERSONAL STORIES - MARCH FOR SCIENCE - GENETIC TESTING - PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS - MASTECTOMY - MEN'S HEALTH - NOTEWORTHY - BREAST CANCER - OVARIAN CANCER - RESEARCH - CONFERENCES & MORE...
PHILADELPHIA - A new $21 million gift to the Basser Center for BRCA at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania from alumni Mindy and Jon Gray will cement and propel Penn's preeminence as a leader in research to improve treatment and prevention strategies for hereditary cancers.
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Growing up in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, they were known as the Roberts twins. Now 36 years old, identical twins, Erica Schrock and Nicole Walton are still best friends. "Erica and I have always had a close relationship, where we talk almost daily," said Walton.
I'm cuddling with my hot water bottle and dozing off next to a bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol, while recovering from my second egg retrieval. Even though I'm not infertile, due to a genetic mutation I might need to part with my ovaries before I'm r