A CANCER IN THE FAMILY: Take
Control of Your Genetic Inheritance


Oncologist Theodora Ross delivers the first comprehensive guide for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer.  Based on her belief that knowing is better than not knowing, and that clarity is better than confusion, Ross steadfastly shows that there are options for cancer prevention and risk management that put you in control, not the cancer.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Theodora Ross, M.D., Ph.D., holds the Jeanne Ann Plitt Professorship in Breast Cancer Research and the H. Ben and Isabelle T. Decherd Chair in Internal Medicine, in Honor of Henry M. Winans, Sr., M.D. at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in oncology and cancer genetics.


 

THEIR STORY

There are many survivors, previvors and thrivers. Here are a few of their stories:


  • Alfred G. Knudson

  • Gilda Radner

  • Rosalind Franklin

  • Henry T. Lynch

  • Christina Applegate

  • Angelina Jolie

 

LATEST ARTICLES


Genetics and Cancer: Why Testing Can Aid Prevention – 3/11/17

In her new book, “A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of your Genetic Inheritance,” Dr. Theodora Ross addresses how our family’s medical history plays a role in our health. To shed some light on the genetics of cancer, as well as genetic counseling, Ross spoke with “Take Care” to explain the importance of knowing your family history.


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