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Hereditary Cancer

When the Wicked Stepmother Fran Drescher Tells You to Get to Work, Better Listen

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

We all know about the wicked stepmother in the story of Cinderella, and how she orders poor Cinderella to do the cleaning and household chores. The ro...

Out Damned Spot: What Actor James Rebhorn Says to Us

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Although Lady Macbeth says "out damned spot" probably to a blood stain she thinks she has on her hands, it's a more damned spot when it represents a m...

BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Patent Debate Reaches the U.S. Supreme Court: Why Everyone Should Care

Nancy Stordahl | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Stordahl

This ongoing debate on gene patents boils down to one simple question: Should anyone, in this case Myriad Genetics, be allowed to patent human genes? For me this case is personal.

Catherine Pearson

Women With BRCA Mutation Getting Cancer Earlier Than Their Mothers: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.12.2011 | Healthy Living

For years, researchers have known that women with a harmful mutation in BRCA genes have an elevated risk for developing hereditary breast and ovarian ...

Unseen Forces and Your Health

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

Scientists believe the habit-mind is running our everyday life, and according to Dr. Lipton, it is also determining our genetics.

Breast Cancer Genes: New Strategies For Protecting Women

Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Rock Positano

Breast cancer is still very much alive. Over 200,000 women will be diagnosed and 41,000 women are expected to die from breast cancer in the US in 2007...