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Cancer Types

October 14, 2019
Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes can be...
Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes can be inherited and passed from parent to child. The gene names of BRCA1 and BRCA2 stand for Breast Cancer gene 1 and Breast Cancer gene 2, as the presence of...
September 23, 2019
How Common is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer is the...
How Common is Ovarian Cancer? Ovarian cancer is the 11th most common cancer among women in the United States, with 22,530 estimated new cases diagnosed in the US in 2019. How Serious is Ovarian Cancer? The American...
August 30, 2018
After an ovarian cancer diagnosis, the Gynecologic...
After an ovarian cancer diagnosis, the Gynecologic Oncologist will present ovarian cancer treatment options. Which treatment is right for each patient depends on multiple factors and women may undergo more than one...

Education

August 20, 2020
Over the past several...
Over the past several months, incredible efforts have been made by healthcare professionals all over the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand that every situation is unique, and we don’t...
April 16, 2020
You’ve received your myRisk® kit, now what? The...
You’ve received your myRisk® kit, now what? The three steps listed below will instruct you on what to do with your myRisk test kit, and how to ship it back to Myriad. Step 1: Getting ready to collect your sample...
November 8, 2019
Genetic test results for cancer-associated gene...
Genetic test results for cancer-associated gene mutations affect more than the person being tested, they have implications for that person’s entire family. Communicating your genetic test results with family...

Stories

September 14, 2020
My name is Julie Shrell. Thanks to the knowledge I...
My name is Julie Shrell. Thanks to the knowledge I gained using Myriad’s hereditary cancer test, I am an ovarian cancer survivor.My journey with ovarian cancer began when I was 40. Because my dad’s mom had breast...