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January 13, 2023

Learning about My Mother’s PALB2 Mutation was a Gift to Our Family

by Kristina Smith I am a mom, wife, sister, granddaughter and friend. In June 2021, I discovered that I am also the carrier of a PALB2 gene mutation. My mom’s hereditary cancer journey provided life-saving information Mothers often say that...

Liquid biopsies personalize early-stage colon cancer treatment

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Liquid biopsies personalize early-stage colon cancer treatment

Liquid biopsies look for DNA or other products from cancer cells in the blood or other body fluids. These tests may be used to help find cancer recurrence early, monitor response to treatment or guide...
Denosumab for Preventing Breast Cancer in Women with a BRCA1 Inherited Mutation (BRCA-P)

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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!