Resurrection Lily: A BRCA Memoir
09.17.2019 - By Patient Stories with Grey Genetics
Amy Byer Shainman, also known as the BRCA Responder, is a BRCA1 mutation carrier and previvor as well as a passionate patient advocate providing education and support for others with BRCA mutations and other hereditary cancer syndromes. Amy has appeared in numerous news articles and television segments sharing her story while stressing how important certified genetic counseling is in the genetic testing equation. She is the Executive Producer of the award winning BRCA documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer, and an administrator of the Facebook Group BRCA Sisterhood, which has over 10,0000 members. She recently published a health and medical memoir, Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer, & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I Never Knew.
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