“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.
September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Joi Morris is keynote speaker at Our Genes Conference this month
September 2017 Joi Morris, author of Positive Results: Making the Best Decisions When You're at High Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer and HeritX co-founder, is the keynote speaker at this year's Our Genes conference sponsored [...]