The Fall issue of Cancer Today —for which I’m a contributing editor— is now on the stands. It is the consumer magazine published by the American Association for Cancer Research, the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research.
This issue includes my article “A Genetic Legacy,” which explores inherited cancer risk:
A Genetic Legacy
When Kevin Lewis’ daughter, Katie, was born in 2007, he fell in love all over again. And like new parents everywhere, he couldn’t help but wonder how her life would unfold, what interests they would share, which family traditions she would choose to carry on. But Lewis also had a deeper concern: Had Katie inherited the genetic mutation he carried that would greatly increase her risk of developing cancer? Read more