About the Authors
Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Identify Your Risk, Understand Your Options, Change Your Destiny
By Sue Friedman, D.V.M., Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., and Kathy Steligo
Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer is written by three passionate advocates for the hereditary cancer community who are themselves breast cancer survivors.
- Sue Friedman, D.V.M., is the founder and executive director of Facing
Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. Her numerous articles on hereditary cancer
have appeared in Oncology Times, CURE, Gene Watch, and the Boston Globe,
- Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., is a nationally recognized clinical
and research expert in hereditary cancer, professor of genetics at the
University of South Florida, and chief medical officer of Informed
- Kathy Steligo is a freelance writer specializing in
business and health topics and author of The Breast Reconstruction
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