Weighing Surgeries in Light of a Breast Cancer Gene

by jeeg 9. October 2013 01:08
When Tracy Dunbrook, a bioethicist in Sherman, Conn., tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation, she was told she had a 40 to 60 percent chance of developing ovarian cancer in her lifetime. Doctors advised her to have her ovaries removed. She considered going further and having a hysterectom... [More]

In Memoriam: Paul Miller

by jeeg 20. October 2010 18:23
It is with great sadness that I announce that Paul Miller passed away today in Seattle after a long fight with Cancer.  Many of you know Paul as a tremendous advocate for disability rights who served two Presidents and was one of the longest serving commissioners of the EEOC.  He was... [More]

In Memoriam: Dennis Pollock

by jeeg 5. October 2010 19:03
It is with great sadness that I announce that Dennis Pollock passed away yesterday in Dallas, TX.   He was a tireless champion for the Alpha-1 ( a recessive genetic disorder with emphysema like symptoms) community and a strong advocate for the Genetic Informa... [More]
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