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Posts Tagged ‘BRCA genetic mutation’

Howard and Sarah Katz, left, meet with Certified Genetics Counselor Rachel Hagen, MS, CGC and Michael Simon, M.D., MPH, medical director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Service, both of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Will I Get Cancer?

Elizabeth Katz Special to the Jewish News Proactive genetic testing and counseling can help cut risks of breast and other cancers. Sarah Katz was 22 when her father, Howard, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She had recently graduated from college and had plans to move out of state to explore career opportunities. She…

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Rose Brystowski in front of her likeness on the Beaumont Hospital outdoor mural.

Instinct To Survive

Robert Ortlieb Special to the Jewish News High-risk cancer patient does all she can to ensure her best life. Rose Brystowski, 61, of Oak Park is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. As such, she did not have a large family tree to look to for her family health history. She did, however, inherit her parents’…

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