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A family exploration of three generations of genetics

| | July 9, 2013

In 2008, my 19-year-old daughter, Danielle, took the same type of DNA test for breast and ovarian cancer that actress Angelina Jolie took recently.

As a father, I didn’t like this idea at all. Testing myself and my parents, was one thing. They were in their late 70s and quite healthy, as I was in my 40s. This suggested that we didn’t have anything dreadful in our DNA. But my daughter was a different case.

What if we found something amiss in Danielle’s genome, especially something we could do nothing about?

Read the full article here: My family’s decade in genetic limbo

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