Education-Support-Advocacy. Amy Byer Shainman (a.k.a @BRCAresponder), like Angelina Jolie, is BRCA1 positive. While Jolie inherited her BRCA1 gene mutation from her mother, Shainman inherited her BRCA1 gene mutation from her father. Shainman is a passionate hereditary cancer advocate who has appeared in numerous media campaigns, news stories, television segments, sharing her story while stressing how crucial genetic counseling is in the BRCA testing equation. She is Executive Producer of the BRCA documentary Pink & Blue: Colors of Hereditary Cancer and is currently writing a BRCA/Hereditary Cancer memoir. She is the creator of Hereditary Cancer News and co-creator of #GenCSM.
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