gene sequencing http://kalw.org en A Powerful New Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer http://kalw.org/post/powerful-new-weapon-fight-against-cancer <p>Actress Angelina Jolie recently surprised the world when announced she had an elective double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. &nbsp;By having her genes tested, she learned she is a carrier of BRCA 1, a "faulty" gene that dramatically increases her risk of ovarian and breast cancers.&nbsp;</p><p>Hear from pioneering Bay Area doctors who are using gene sequencing as a tool in the fight against cancer. &nbsp;Which cancers are most impacted by advances in gene sequencing? &nbsp;How can you or someone you love benefit? &nbsp;How much does it cost and who pays?</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:10:14 +0000 City Visions 29859 at http://kalw.org A Powerful New Weapon in the Fight Against Cancer