When 41-year-old Ivanna Vidal learned in 2013 that she carried the mutation for the BRCA2 gene, she knew she had an increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. She had herself tested because of her family’s extensive breast cancer history.
Working together two schools at Florida International University may have come up with a breakthrough in the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Less than two weeks after Angelina Jolie revealed she’d had a double mastectomy to avoid breast cancer, her aunt died from the disease Sunday.
A South Florida businesswoman is on a mission to educate other women about ovarian cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death.