BY Scott Merville

When Elizabeth White started a new job as executive director of the Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance in 2017, she decided it was time to have her own risk assessed for developing that cancer.

Inspired to work against ovarian cancer following her mother's death from the disease in 2006, White knew that experts’ knowledge about genetic risk had deepened since then.

“Here I was working...

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BY Ronda Wendler

When Craig Bunk began experiencing severe abdominal pain, blood loss and fatigue, his family doctor thought a stomach ulcer was to blame....

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Hereditary cancers are caused by genetic mutations passed down from parents to children. The National Cancer Institute estimates...