Posts Tagged ‘mortality’

A brand-spanking new research study to chew on while making decisions: Survival Analysis of Cancer Risk Reduction Strategies for BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers. Kurian AW, Sigal BM, Plevritis SK. PURPOSE: Women with BRCA1/2 mutations inherit high risks of breast and ovarian cancer; options to reduce cancer mortality include prophylactic surgery or breast screening, but their efficacy […]



Today, talking to my girlfriend, I found myself saying “You don’t understand, it’s like I have a ticking time-bomb in me but I don’t know when it will go off.”  She said, “We all do.”  I paused quietly for a moment, “Yes, I suppose you’re right.”