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November 01, 2022

Lynch Syndrome, an ATM Mutation and Issues of Gender Identity and Fertility Access

by Scarlett Shiloh (they/them) Unfortunately, You Have Lynch Syndrome and an ATM Mutation I remember exactly how I felt hearing my genetic counselor say the word “unfortunately.” On March 10, 2022, I found out I inherited Lynch syndrome (I...

Breast cancer risk for transgender men with inherited mutations

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Breast cancer risk for transgender men with inherited mutations

There is little information related to the risks and treatment options for transgender men and nonbinary people who are at high-risk for breast cancer due to an inherited BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation. We review an...
Interview Study: Exploring Gender Diverse Experiences of Hereditary Cancer Risk

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Interview Study: Exploring Gender Diverse Experiences of Hereditary Cancer Risk

Are you a gender diverse previvor or patient who would like to share your story? A Johns Hopkins genetic counseling student is conducting an interview study exploring gender diverse folks’ experiences of hereditary cancer care,...

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!