Ten years after her breast cancer diagnosis, Carletta looks back on how her definition of bravery has changed. She discusses how she managed the highs and lows of being a cancer survivor and learning how to ask for help.
Breast cancer doesn’t just affect the person diagnosed, it can affect the entire family. For sisters Emily and Caroline, that means managing their risks of breast cancer in individual ways, but coming together to support each other on their paths.
After Sally learned she had breast cancer at 26, her best friend Gloria was there to support her through everything. They share valuable advice for survivors on how to ask for help and how to help loved ones after a breast cancer diagnosis.
In this video, genetic counselor Joyce Turner, MSC, CGC, explains what the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are and how a mutation in either gene can lead to cancer. She also discusses how genetic counseling and testing can help women make informed decisions about their health.