First Her Sister, Then Her Mother, Then Kelly Miyahara Is Diagnosed with Breast Cancer Due to an Inherited BRCA2 Mutation

Advocacy Groups | <b>FORCE</b>

Genetic testing revealed Kelly, her sister and her mom all carried a BRCA2 inherited mutation.

Having no family history of breast cancer, the news of Kelly’s sister’s breast cancer was shocking. Genetic testing revealed Kelly, her sister and her mom all carried a BRCA2 inherited mutation. Three months after her sister’s diagnosis, Kelly’s mom was also diagnosed with breast cancer and then the pathology report following Kelly’s preventive surgery revealed she too had breast cancer. Read their story to learn how other members of the family have been alerted and how something so negative was turned into something positive.

https://www.facingourrisk.org/blog/how-a-brca2-diagnosis-and-breast-cancer-enabled-me-to-help-others?utm_source=CURE&utm_medium=website