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Genetic Screening

Know Your Risk: Breast Cancer, Family History and Testing BRCA Negative

Samantha Golkin | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Samantha Golkin

It was knowing my risks and being vigilant that saved me from the spread of breast cancer, saved me from extensive treatments and saved my life.

How Genetic Testing Can Lead To Devastating Mistakes

Posted 05.23.2013 | OWN

DNA research has led to cutting-edge breakthroughs in how we detect cancer risk. But when doctors can't keep up with the science, the results can ...

Is China Really Engineering Baby Geniuses?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.25.2013 | Parents

Written by Will Oremus for Slate Sexual reproduction is a genetic crapshoot. Out of hundreds of eggs and millions of sperm, one joins one to produc...

How My Sister's Death May Have Saved My Life

Lisa Jey Davis | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Lisa Jey Davis

If you have relatives who've suffered from breast or ovarian cancer (even pancreatic or prostate cancers), then ask about genetic testing and don't allow the fear of the unknown to jeopardize your health. I'm here to cheer you on. We are all here to cheer you on.