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"Morris and Gordon summarize a wealth of information about the genes for hereditary breast cancer so that women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation may have a single reference to guide them when faced with difficult decisions about risk management." --Steven Narod, MD, Canada Research Chair in Breast Cancer, Women's College Hospital, Toronto
"Positive Results: Making the Best Decisions When You're at High Risk of Breast or Ovarian Cancer is a book long overdue. It demystifies the BRCA journey and provides a roadmap to guide, teach, inspire, and comfort." --Selma Schimmel, founder & CEO of Vital Options International. Host of The Group Room® cancer talk radio show and author of Cancer Talk: Voices of Hope and Endurance from The Group Room, the World's Largest Cancer Support Group.
"I learned I was positive for the BRCA2 mutation at age 34 -- 7 years younger than my mother was at her first diagnosis of breast cancer. Shortly thereafter, facing unthinkable choices and desperate for information, I had the good fortune to meet Joi and read Positive Results. This book answered every question I had, anticipated many that hadn't yet occurred to me, and continues to serve as an invaluable resource as I weigh my risk management options. Positive Results has helped me to take an informed, proactive approach to my genetic status, and I would recommend it to anyone at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, at every step of his or her journey." --Suzanne Ennis, BRCA2+, Manhattan Beach, CA
"Positive Results is a superbly written guidebook for men and women whose families are afflicted with breast or ovarian cancer....Everybody needs to read this book!!" ----Howard C. Mandel M.D., former Chief of Gynecology of Century City Hospital and Chief of Gynecology and Chief of Surgery of Century City Doctors' Hospital
It contains all the facts and options in a detailed but easy to understand manner.
As a psychologist specializing in breast cancer treatment from an emotional perspective, I would highly recommend this book to anyone".
Read this book BEFORE you consult your doctor about genetic counseling for BRCA 1 & 2!!
I order this book after having bilateral mastectomy's and testing BRC+. I wanted to educate myself so I could make better decisions for the care of my two daughters who could... Read morePublished 16 months ago by wink5845
This book is an absolutely wonderful resource. It was the fourth book I'd read on the topic, but I wish it'd been the first! Read morePublished 19 months ago by Carrie D'Angelo
I lost my mother to ovarian cancer over 20 years ago, she was 47. My aunt and my grandmother to breast cancer. This book helped my family to finally understand why. Read morePublished 19 months ago by tiffany wilson
I recommend this book to anyone that has any questions about the world of genetic cancer. It contains all the facts and options in a detailed but easy to understand manner. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Becki A
I learned that I had BRCA1 in 1999 when it was very difficult to find any information. When I found this book, it was like the clouds parting for me and the author presented the... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Tamara E. Schmit
So valuable, I had to buy another copy to give to my sister. So chock full of information, I had to read it more than once. Read morePublished on December 19, 2011 by whydoineedapenname
POSITIVE RESULTS: MAKING THE BEST DECISIONS WHEN YOU'RE AT HIGH RISK FOR BREAST OR OVARIAN CANCER provides a unique guidebook to help women with family history and genetic profiles... Read morePublished on May 14, 2010 by Midwest Book Review