“Typically, when people think about cancer research they think about finding cures, but the goal of this nonprofit is prevention, specifically for people with the BRCA gene … The potential here is transformative.”
– Linsey Davis, Good Morning America
Fact: 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and the numbers are rising. Only prevention can stop this.
HeritX is changing the approach to cancer by putting prevention first. Prevention is the only way to spare our loved ones the trauma of cancer and its treatment.
Fact: People born with a BRCA gene mutation face an up to 90% risk of developing not only one but multiple kinds of cancer.
Millions of families are threatened by inherited BRCA cancer, generation after generation. They urgently need a preventive therapy.
Fact: Despite decades of research, cancer treatment is still agonizing and it takes an average of 15 years to develop new medicines.
March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Corinna Ernst Receives First International BRCA Data Analysis Award
Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany -- Corinna Ernst of Cologne, Germany was awarded the First International BRCA Data Analysis Award on February 24, 2017, at a ceremony in the Castle of Karlsruhe in Baden, [...]
December 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on A Q&A With Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD
What is your current institution and where are you situated in that institution? I am a Scientist at the Women's College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital within the Familial Breast Cancer Research Unit. I am [...]