AHEAD Success Stories

Learn From Patients Who Have Benefited From Hereditary Cancer Syndrome Testing

Maria's Story

Maria's Story"With early onset breast cancer at 35 years old, I decided to have genetic testing. I tested positive for BRCA1, a gene mutation linked to increased risk of ovarian cancer. I got the treatment I needed. Thankfully, my two sisters also opted for genetic testing, one of which also tested positive for genetic cancer syndrome. I am so grateful for genetic testing. It saved my life, and it saved my sister’s life.” Read more

Brenda's Story

Brenda's Story "I was told I had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer and 60-70 percent chance of getting ovarian cancer. And these were just too high of numbers for me to live with. I'm really lucky because I was able to make decisions based on having these statistics." Read More