Newsletter and Real Patient Stories

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“Real Patient” Amazing Stories About Hereditary Cancer

Has someone in your family had cancer? If you have a family or personal history of breast, ovarian, colon or uterine cancers, you may be at greater risk of developing cancer in the future. The good news is that a simple saliva or blood sample test can help determine whether you might be at greater risk for these hereditary cancers, so that proactive steps can be taken to reduce your cancer risk or even prevent cancer from developing at all.

If Cancer Runs In Your Family

Access Health & Dr. Kristi Funk

Family History Of Cancer: Patient Story

The Role of Family Medical History in Your Health

The U.S. SUrgeon general’S Family hiSTory iniTiaTive

Before You Start

Gathering What You Need To Create Your Own Family Health Portrait

Knowing your family’s health history can save your life and the lives of those you love. Tracing […]

April 4th, 2017|Real Patients Stories|

Knowing your family health history can be life-saving.

Knowing your family health history can be life-saving. Gather it this Thanksgiving on National Family Health History Day.

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many of us are starting to plan menus, exchange favorite recipes, and prepare our […]

April 3rd, 2017|Real Patients Stories|

My Personalized Journey with Ovarian Cancer

Looking back, my journey with cancer really began when I was 40, a year after my paternal grandmother passed away. That was about the same time I first started thinking that breast cancer might be […]

May 9th, 2016|Real Patients Stories|

Heidi Believes in the Value of Genetic Testing

I have always felt lucky. My husband and I met in college when I was just 18 and were married shortly after graduation. We have an incredible relationship, a strong marriage and both of us […]

October 22nd, 2014|Real Patients Stories|

Mary Survived Ovarian Cancer and Knows the Value of Genetic Testing

I never had a chance to meet my paternal grandfather, Eric. He was a handsome truck driver just like my Dad. In 1950, Eric had surgery to remove colon cancer at age 39. The operation […]

September 8th, 2014|Real Patients Stories|