Skip to page body Patient Care Survivorship Research Cancer Types News Giving Community Partners Clinical Trials
UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Take the Jonsson Cancer Center Site Survey

Celebrity Struggles Shine Spotlight on Hereditary Predisposition to Ovarian Cancer

POSTED: July 24, 2013

The recent highly publicized cancer struggles facing the families of celebrities like Pierce Brosnan and Angelina Jolie have increased the awareness of genetic testing for a hereditary predisposition gene to ovarian cancer. This news piece by NBC Today more closely examines testing and treatment, and features UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher Dr. Patricia Ganz discussing the link between age, a hereditary predisposition gene and early detection.


Last updated: 1/17/2014 10:47:52 AM