TITLE

The choice no woman wants to make

AUTHOR(S)
Pollak, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Washington Jewish Week;10/3/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 40, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the increased chances of being diagnosed with mutated BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene that can causes breast cancer or ovarian cancer in Jewish women from Ashkenazi heritage. It informs about the program titled "Hereditary Cancer: Knowledge is Power" organized at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington in Rockville, Maryland from October 9-16, 2013. It mentions the organization Facing Our Risk of Cancer (FORCE) that helps women to face the disease.
ACCESSION #
90644840

 

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