Did you know that's it's National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week?
As a breast cancer survivor, this is an important time for me... not only to celebrate my life, but also to build awareness for breast and ovarian cancer.
Back in 2010, FORCE, or Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, passed a Congressional resolution to declare the first, National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer (HBOC) Week and National Previvor Day.
You can find out more here.
We've also put together a helpful Infographic about the BRCA gene mutation and cancer risk so you can be more informed.