A new study will screen people for the BRCA genetic mutation, regardless of risk, and track how many more mutations are detected.
Computers can now spit out a map of our genome in 12 minutes flat, unlocking a trove of data — but there’s a wide gap between reading and comprehension.
For someone delivering good news, my doctor could have shown a little more enthusiasm and showmanship. Just two weeks ago I sat across the desk from him, getting the results of the genetic testing that I had done about six months earlier.
"Mustang Sally" was the song playing in my doctor’s office when I found out I had breast cancer.