The Foundation offers you a series of educational and testimonials video clips on genetics so you can find answers to your questions. Thanks to this complete and simplified resource, you will be able to:

  • Demystify the role of genetics in breast cancer;
  • Learn more about the issues involved in taking a genetic test and the reasons why such a test might be necessary;
  • Get support and resources if you or your family members are affected by hereditary breast cancer.

Genetics Basics

Identifying high-risk individuals
Cancer and hereditary cancer
Importance of family history
Genetic inheritance
Family history

Genetic Testing and Results

Genetic counselling
Genetic test results
Testimonials – Genetic test: making a decision
Genetic testing: general information
Risks and types of cancer associated with genetic predisposition to hereditary cancer
Testimonials – Genetic test: receiving your result
Advantages and disadvantages of genetic testing
Private testing and direct-to-consumer genetic testing
Testimonials – Genetic test: afterwards

Management Options : Screening and Surgeries

Hereditary predispositions and management options
Testimonials – The option of prophylactic mastectomy
Testimonials – Menopause after salpingo-oophorectomy
Testimonials – Surgeries and femininity
Fertility preservation
Testimonials – Complications after a mastectomy
Testimonials – Occult cancer diagnosis
Testimonials – Surgeries and your spouse
Testimonials – The option of increased screening
Testimonials – The option of prophylactic salpingo-oophorectomy
Testimonials – Thoughts after a risk-reducing surgery
Testimonials – Support and resources

Talking About Your Result With Your Child and Your Family

Discussing your results with your family members
Testimonials – Discussing your genetic result with your children
Discussing your results with your children
Testimonials – Discussing your genetic result with your family

Additional Information: Risk Factors, At-risk Individuals, and Precision Medicine

Personalized medecine or precision medecine
Men: breast cancer and hereditary cancer
Other risk factors for breast cancer
Transgender people: breast cancer and hereditary cancer
Breast cancer risk by race and ethnicity
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