Published in Genetics and Environmental Business Week, October 30th, 2008
But a new Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Service at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas identified Elizabeth at "high risk" because she carries a mutation of the BRCA gene, which predisposes her to the disease.
"So many doctors' appointments remind me of the thing that frightens me most," she said, "but so many doctors' appointments might just keep that thing -- breast cancer -- at bay forever....
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