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Cancer

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Cancer Prevention: 3 Steps to Take Today

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Cancer Coping: Living with Uncertainty

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Chadwick Boseman and Colon Cancer: The World Knew No Better

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Understanding Melanoma: Genetic and Environmental Factors

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Must-Reads for Women with Hereditary Cancer Risk

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I Have a BRCA1 Gene Mutation: The Extra Stress of COVID-19 Takes a Toll

Cancer

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I Have a BRCA1 Gene Mutation: The Extra Stress of COVID-19 Takes a Toll

An extra element of stress has creeped into all our lives. We’ve made way for the coronavirus to take the foreground–adjusting our work, family, and social lives to fit into society’s larger efforts to curb this wild pandemic.  This is a natural response. It’s imperative that we keep ourselves and loved ones healthy. We’ve been …

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Hereditary Risks for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

March 3 is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day, so we want to discuss the important association of a breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA1) and Triple Negative Breast Cancer.  Changes (or mutations) in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes can predispose to a higher risk for some types of cancer, including breast, ovarian cancer, prostate, and pancreatic …

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