HeritX is the only organization focused solely on preventing inherited cancer.

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.

HeritX has designed an accelerated roadmap to achieve a safe prevention in less than 10 years.

Inherited BRCA cancer prevention will be the gateway to all cancer prevention.

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HeritX interview with Dr. Peter Campbell, MD, PhD

March 31st, 2017|Comments Off on HeritX interview with Dr. Peter Campbell, MD, PhD

Head of Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation, and Senior Group Leader, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute By Karen Greendale It is exciting to think about how we might in the future be able to slow [...]

Corinna Ernst Receives First International BRCA Data Analysis Award

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, [...]

A Q&A With Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD

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 [...]

First Workshop of the International Coalition to Prevent Inherited Cancer (IC-PIC) a Resounding Success

December 14th, 2016|Comments Off on First Workshop of the International Coalition to Prevent Inherited Cancer (IC-PIC) a Resounding Success

The first workshop of the International Coalition to Prevent Inherited Cancer (IC-PIC) took place in Westport, CT on September 28, 2016. “The goal of the meeting was to facilitate international collaboration and inspire creative research [...]

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