Dubbed the 'Angelina Jolie Effect', some women with the faulty genes opt to have preventative mastectomies.
The Week My Husband Left And My House Was Burgled I Secured A Grant To Begin The Project That Became BRCA1
It was the middle of spring quarter at Berkeley, so the next morning I had my class, as usual. And I had to either teach it or explain why not. It was far easier to teach, so I dropped off our daughter, Emily - who was five and three-quarters at the time - at kindergarten, along with her faithful Aussie, her Australian shepherd, who went everywhere with her. I headed down to school and taught my class.
'This selfie is awareness of what cancer does to your body.'