What Angelina Jolie Taught Us About This Cancer-Related Gene
Angelina Jolie sparked a movement that increased genetic testing by more than 30 percent in some cancer centers.By Cody LaGrow | October 8, 2015
About 12 percent of women will develop breast cancer during their lives.
But for women who have BRCA gene mutations, the risk increases significantly.
"My name is Shelly Silvey. I was diagnosed with BRCA2," said Silvey, explaining her journey with breast cancer.