Resurrection Lily: The Brca Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers From The Grandmother I Never Knew

December 5, 2018|
Resurrection Lily: The Brca Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers From The Grandmother I Never Knew by Amy Byer Shainman
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Resurrection Lily shares a story of inheritance and intuition, of what can surface in the body and the spirit when linked by DNA. As Amy Byer Shainman discovers she has inherited a BRCA gene mutation that puts her at high risk of developing certain cancers, she struggles to come to terms with preventively removing her breasts when she does not have a breast cancer diagnosis. Through her experience making decisions about her health, Amy becomes invigorated with purpose and establishes herself as a leading advocate for those with BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes, tirelessly working to educate others facing the same daunting reality. Painting a timely and moving portrait of what it feels like to carry a BRCA gene mutation, Resurrection Lily provides firsthand insight into the patient experience. Weaved throughout Amy's open and vulnerable story is the expertise of her doctors, education from top medical experts in cancer genetics, and whispered lifesaving guidance from her grandmother Lillian.
Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, is a patient advocate who provides support and education surrounding BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes. She's the executive producer of the award-winning documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer. She has been featured in Cure Magazine, The Jewish Journal, and...
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Title:Resurrection Lily: The Brca Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers From The Grandmother I Never Knew
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:316 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.71 in
Shipping dimensions:316 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.71 in
Published:December 5, 2018
Publisher:Archway Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781480867062

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