Posted October 12th, 2021
Melissa Hodgson, her mom, and sister share a lot in common—great smiles, blond hair, and little did they know, a BRCA gene mutation. A BRCA mutation increases the risk of developing breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancers in both women and men. The family had absolutely no idea they were at risk until Melissa was […]
Posted January 4th, 2019
Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
This blog series focuses on common risk factors, bust myths, improve health and reduce your cancer risk, starting with understanding family history.
Posted August 10th, 2016
Karen Arnold-Korzeniowski, BSN, RN
It seems like whenever you go to the doctor’s office you are asked about your family’s medical history. This is for good reason. It may seem redundant to be answering these questions, but it is important for you and your care providers to be aware of what health issues are common in your family. Knowing […]