Cancer early detection – genetic testing

submitted by: mdanderson
Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/cancer-early-detection-genetic/id431... Breast cancer, ovarian cancer and colon cancer are the most common cancer types that are tested for inherited mutations. Banu Arun, M.D., professor of Breast Medical Oncology; Karen Lu, M.D., professor and chair of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine; and Nancy You, M.D., assistant professor of Surgical Oncology; all part of MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Clinical Cancer Genetics...

Fighting for Family

submitted by: heisman

Fighting for Family was produced with the aim of creating awareness in the many aspects of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The viewer is introduced to concepts of mendelian inheritance and gene mutation. As told through the eyes of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer gene mutation carriers, the viewers are encouraged to probe their family histories to make important decisions for themselves and future generations.