Recent Events Raise Awareness of BRCA Testing

Sharon Tollin, PhD, ARNP-BC, OCN®, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, discusses changes to the awareness of BRCA testing and breast cancer risk.

Clinical Pearls

Sharon Tollin, PhD, ARNP-BC, OCN®, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, discusses heightened awareness of BRCA testing and breast cancer risk.

  • Awareness to BRCA testing has increased in the past months
  • The Myriad Genetics court case ruling represents a change to science, research, and affordability
  • Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy announcement has had an enormous ripple effect with patients regarding their risk