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life journey

The Angelina Jolie effect continued today as the glamorous actress and peace ambassador released news that, in a risk reducing operation last week, she had had her ovaries removed. And in a BRCA1 gene mutation type of way, she and … Continue reading

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cancer under the microscope

Who would think visiting a science lab could be quite so emotional? All those test tubes, petri dishes and cells.  Cells upon cells being dyed, coded, observed, analysed.  As it happened, the awe and full-on admiration of the work being … Continue reading

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my interview with Dr Jo Morris in the cancer lab

My trip to Birmingham University – more specifically to the School of Cancer Sciences – made my BRCA fund and awareness raising all the more real.  Below is my interview with Dr Jo Morris one of the senior lectures as … Continue reading

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Dear Brad (fellow BRCA husband)

Dear Brad Man to man, boob to boob, I thought I’d drop you a quick line. My BRCA blogger wife and I can’t thank the Jolie/Pitt team enough for stepping forward with your experience and emotions behind this defective gene. … Continue reading

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