breast cancer awareness

This Blog Could Be a Lifesaver: BRCA and You

When I read Angelina Jolie’s article in the New York Times, like everyone else I was struck by how straightforward, beautifully written, informative and brave it was. Most of the…

woman wearing breast cancer ribbon

The BRCA Gene and Cancer: Do You Really Want to Know?

I’ve had to tell a lot of women that they have ovarian cancer throughout my career. It’s not easy. I also routinely tell women they are BRCA-positive.  Trust me, it…