Most Women Get Breast Cancer Gene Testing Without Essential Counseling
Thanks to Angelina Jolie and other cultural forces, many American women are now aware of the BRCA test. But they're still unaware of the genetic counseling that should come with it.
Supreme Court Rules Unanimously That Human Genes Cannot Be Patented
But some questions still remain unanswered.
Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy: Who Gets to Control Women's Bodies?
Angelina Jolie's op-ed about her decision to undergo a double mastectomy will inspire women to consider preventive surgeries, but it neglects to mention the controversial politics behind the test that uncovered her risk for breast cancer.
Don't Judge Her: Angelina Jolie's Decision to Get a Double Mastectomy
Angelina Jolie's decision to undergo a double mastectomy was a tough one, but it was her decision to make. What would you have done in the same situation? And is there even a "same situation," when different doctors might offer different approximations of your chances of developing breast cancer?