Cure Magazine

Family Ties by Laura Beil, Special Survivors Issue 2006

To Know or Not to Know, By Annette Patterson, Special Survivors Issue 2006

Treating Cancer before it Starts, By Elizabeth Whittington, Special Survivors Issue 2006

Inherited Syndromes Link Cancers, by Elizabeth Whittington, Summer Issue 2006

Future Risk for Survivors, by Rabiya Tuma, Phd. Summer Issue 2006.

Herceptin in the Spotlight, By Monica Zangwill, MD, Spring 2006

Unexpected & Unique: The Challenges of Breast Cancer in Women Under 40, By Monica Zangwill, MD.  Fall Issue 2005

Understanding Genetics and Breast Cancer – Early Detection & Prevention, By Debra Wood, RN, Fall Issue 2003

A Patient’s Guide to Breast Cancer – Genetic Risk Factors, Breast MRI, Prevention Trials, Targeted Therapies, New Treatments, Exercise & Nutrition = Survivorship = and More

The Complexities of Genetic Testing, By Eric Nadler M.D.

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Spectrum of Mutations in BRCA1, BRCA2, CHEK2, and TP53 in Families at High Risk of Breast Cancer, JAMA. 2006;295:1379-1388. Copyright 2006, American Medical Association. All rights reserved.  

Estrogen-Receptor Status and Outcomes of Modern Chemotherapy for Patients With Node-Positive Breast Cancer, JAMA. 2006;295:1619, Copyright 2006, American Medical Association. All rights reserved.  


Cancer-Reducing Benefits of Preventive Surgery May Be Specific to Gene Mutation

Genetic Testing

Genetic Testing News
Genetic testing: what's so great about knowing your fate? Advances in genetic testing can help predict your chances of getting anything from cancer to heart disease. But is it a good idea to know your fate? Jane Feinmann reports Published: 15 August 2006 Source:

Breast Cancer Gene Mutations More Common Than Thought
08.15.06, 12:00 AM ET TUESDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report their most comprehensive view to date of the prevalence of common genetic mutations for breast cancer in the general population. Source:

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