Photo by Patrick Fore on Unsplash Maybe I should have titled this "The Continuation of My Health Journey," because really, I've been at this on-and-off for awhile. I started a little over 10 years ago when my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and we found out that we carry the BRCA2 gene mutation. Since… Continue reading Another Health Journey
Tag: Breast cancer
Don’t Patent Me!
I should have written about this over a week ago, but I've been so busy and, you know, got engaged and whatnot! Anyway, a little over a week ago the Supreme Court made a vote that genes cannot be patented. Why is this a big deal to me you ask? Well, because I have a… Continue reading Don’t Patent Me!
BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations
This morning I cried when I heard on the radio that Angelina Jolie had announced through an article in the NY Times that she had tested positive for a genetic mutation that is known to make one more succeptible to breast cancer. As soon as I got to work, I looked up the article and… Continue reading BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutations