I've Tested Positive, Now What?
People with an inherited mutation in BRCA1, BRCA2, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2 or another gene mutation linked to breast or ovarian cancer, and those with a family history of cancer may benefit from additional information and support.
We've compiled expert-reviewed resources to help you take steps to protect your own health and the health of your relatives. Click on each topic below to learn more. If you need additional guidance, please sign up for our Peer Navigation Program. You are not alone.
Video: Breast Reconstruction Overview
Video: Breast Reconstruction Q & A Panel
Video: Going Flat After Mastectomy
Video: What You Should Know about Breast Implants
Video: Breast Reconstruction Options
Book: The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook
Nutrition, exercise and weight
Palliative and integrative care
Video: Treatment Side Effects and Cancer Survivorship
Video: Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Video: Sexuality and Intimacy Issues for Women
Managing menopause without hormones
Managing menopause with hormones
Video: Menopause Management without Hormones
Video: Early Onset Menopause Management with Hormones
Video: Long Term Consequences of Menopause
Cancer treatment and fertility preservation
Assisted reproductive technology (ART)
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
Paying for fertility care and assisted reproductive technology
Video: Fertility and Parenting Issues for Survivors and Previvors
Video: Exploring Your Family Planning Options through Assisted Reproduction
How to search for research studies
Your rights as a participant in research
Search for screening and prevention studies
Search for quality of life studies
Video: Strategies for Cancer Interception and Prevention in Individuals with Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA)
GINA and employment protections
Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Video: Navigating Insurance Challenges When You Have a Hereditary Genetic Mutation
Medical leave and disability rights
We offer a variety of options for support from trained volunteers and community members. Virtual and in-person support meetings, community forums and peer navigators assure that you are not alone.
These resources can help you prepare to communicate about your health history or genetic test results with relatives.
Learn about the laws that protect you from harm and improve your access to health care.
We provide resources and information to help keep you and your family safe from COVID-19.
We provide information and resources for managing the symptoms and effects of menopause with and without hormones.