What is a BRCA Test and Do I Need One?

According to the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, “In the general population, the lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is approximately 12% and the lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer is about 1.4%. The risks increase with age.” So how can you...

One Woman’s Journey to DO Something About Her BRCA Status

We at The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction are delighted to share this In her Words post featuring Julie Moon, who is a 34 year old BRCA 1 positive breast cancer previvor. Julie wants other women to be educated, which is why she began the blog  Say it Anyway,...

What is a BRCA Test and Do I Need One?

Dear Friends, Since our physicians and staff members are attending The Joining FORCEs 2011 Conference this weekend, we thought we’d answer a question that pertains to this event.  Hope to see some of you at the conference in Orlando this weekend. According to the...