Friday, October 1, 2010

A Children's Treasury of Previvor News

In honor of the final days of of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week, a round-up of stories about previvors, BRCA, and HBOC. Happy reading!

Did You Know It’s Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week? (Joi Morris on the Ms. blog)

Previvors: Cutting Cancer Off at the Pass (featuring Mayde Weiner, one of the previvors profiled in Dina Roth Port's book, Previvors)

5 Steps to Reducing Your Breast Cancer Risk and Becoming a Previvor (on Glamour's blog)

Breast cancer 'a license to live' for Mississippi woman

Breast cancer previvor: Long Hill, NJ, woman had mastectomies, but never had breast cancer

Diary of My Preventative Double Mastectomy

Prophylactic Mastectomies: The Science and the Personal

Cancer ‘pre-vivor’ says no to lifetime of fear