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
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!
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