When Katie Shaw-Younkerman was diagnosed with breast cancer, she took a leave of absence from her job. But even after treatment, she has found that long-term effects from treatment impact her ability to work and carry out daily activities. She spoke to LBBC contributor Robin Warshaw about long-term side effects and how difficult it often is for family and friends to understand what she is experiencing.
In Men, Characteristics of BRCA1-Linked Cancers Differ From Those of BRCA2-Linked Cancers
A study suggests that there are differences in the characteristics of cancers linked to a BRCA1 mutation compared to those of cancers linked to a BRCA2 mutation in men. The research was published ...