Genetic testing changed Denise's life.
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16133. Delivering the news, Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber talks about delivering the news.
15177. Seeing who has the marker, Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber shows how information from her study on genetic markers associated with inherited breast cancer indicated which family members were at increased risk and which were not.
15175. Purpose of finding the gene, Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber talks about how she had discovered information that could be useful to families afflicted with hereditary breast cancer even before the gene was found.
15174. Information from the pedigree, Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber discusses how information from the pedigrees she used in her studies could show which family members were at increased risk for cancer.
15176. A gift to the family, Barbara Weber
Barbara Weber talks about the dramatic moment when she realized she had information that could change the life of her patient's sister.
15081. Finding out, Denise
Denise talks about the emotional moment when she found out she had been spared the "family curse."
15080. Was she at increased risk?, Denise
Denise talks about learning about DNA, and deciding if she wanted to know if she was at increased risk for breast cancer.
15079. Family affliction, Denise
Denise talks about her family's affliction with inherited breast cancer and her decision to have her breasts removed as a preventive measure.
Pedigrees are valuable tools in the study of disease inheritance.
15244. Why he formed Myriad, Mark Skolnick
Mark Skolnick talks about forming a company to discover genes and develop genetic tests.