Not quite healthy, not quite sick, women at risk of hereditary cancer can 'fall through the medical cracks'

Somaya Ishaq’s family members didn’t understand: Why would she have her ovaries removed when she was 35 years old and healthy?

Ishaq learned last year that she had a BRCA mutation, a genetic abnormality that puts her at an increased risk of cancer. She worried most about ovarian cancer, which her...

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