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March 01, 2023

Lynch Syndrome Lurked in My Family’s Genes for Years Before Colon Cancer Took My Son

by Junius Nottingham During my approximately 30 years as a federal agent and supervisor, I worked undercover on numerous occasions and supervised many white-collar crimes involving doctors, lawyers and nurses. Yet none of my work or life...

February 27, 2023

This Boy We Made: The Beautiful Story of a Mother Advocating for Her Son’s Health and Ultimately Discovering Her Own BRCA2 Mutation in the Process

In her memoir, This Boy We Made, Taylor Harris shares the story of her young son Tophs’s medical condition, a series of symptoms that his doctors can’t seem to find answers for. Harris becomes Tophs’s greatest advocate, searching for her own...

Denosumab for Preventing Breast Cancer in Women with a BRCA1 Inherited Mutation (BRCA-P)

Featured Research

Denosumab for Preventing Breast Cancer in Women with a BRCA1 Inherited Mutation (BRCA-P)

This is a study to test the effectiveness of a drug (denosumab) on preventing the development of breast cancer in women with an inherited BRCA1 mutation. Denosumab is a drug that is currently used to...

Meet Our Community

Our impact is best shared through the stories of our growing community. Read about the survivors and previvors facing hereditary breast, colorectal, endometrial, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancers as a result of a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those with Lynch syndrome. We are comprised of many mutations and many cancers but we are one community!