Tag: pancreatic cancer

  • BRCA Gene Mutations and Pancreatic Cancer

    The third most common cancer associated with a BRCA1 or 2 gene mutation is pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the US and Australia, and has the worst five year survival rate (<9%).

  • I will GO PINK for Cancer Research

    I will GO PINK for Cancer Research

    I am passionate about research into genetic causes for cancer and other diseases. That is why I signed up to the GO PINK campaign because it raises funds for breast cancer research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. If dying my hair pink raises awareness and funds, then I’ll do it even though I’m feeling anxious about looking weird with pink hair!

  • Beating BRCA2 – How it has Affected My Life

    Beating BRCA2 – How it has Affected My Life

    While the World Has focused on the Coronavirus, I’ve been beating cancer. I have BRCA2 gene mutation which gives me a very high chance of getting cancer so I’ve decided to undergo risk reducing surgery to minimise my risk.