Let's Start a Conversation

Kristie L. Kahl

Imagine learning of your mother’s cancer diagnosis, and then too, facing the reality that maybe you inherited the same gene that caused that cancer? One advocate decided to take affirmative action to reduce her hereditary risk, and is now helping to empower children to learn about their family’s health history. 

This week, we spoke with author and avid patient advocate, Shannon Pulaski, as she talks about the launch of her new online resource tool, called Proactive Genes – an initiative designed to empower children to learn their family’s health history – and about her new children’s book, “Mom’s Genes,” written to help start these conversations.

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