|Cover of the New Book|
Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Identify Your Risk, Understand Your Options, Change Your Destiny
By Sue Friedman, D.V.M., Rebecca Sutphen, M.D., and Kathy Steligo
If you are concerned that the cancer in your family is hereditary, you face difficult choices.
- Should you have a blood test that may reveal whether you have a high likelihood of disease?
- Do you preemptively treat a disease that may never develop?
- How do you make decisions now that will affect the rest of your life?Confronting hereditary cancer is a complex, confusing, and highly individual journey. With its unique combination of the latest research and expert advice about genetic counseling and testing, preventative surgery, fertility and family planning, and health insurance coverage information, as well as compelling personal stories, this book gives previvors, survivors, and their family members the guidance they need to face the unique challenges of hereditary cancer.
I just pre-ordered the digital version for my Nook. It is available to pre-order as a hardback for $29.66 on bn.com or the Nookbook at $9.99. Go to http://goo.gl/A0Eaf.
I know this book will be informational and empowering to all of us who are part of the BRCA Community. As always, you can find more information, support and unconditional friendship at www.facingourrisk.org. There is also a Facebook page for FORCE , https://www.facebook.com/facingourrisk, visit and click LIKE when you are on the Internet.
Love and hugs,