Tagged Prostate cancer

OP-ED I tested positive for the cancer-causing BRCA mutation. Now what?

Laura Osman is shown with her husband, Lawrence, and their children, from left, Levi, Teddy and Molly. (Courtesy of Laura Osman)

ENCINO, Calif. (JTA) — Curiosity about my ancestry spurred me to order an at-home genetic testing kit by mail earlier this year. Maybe my blonde hair was a result of some hidden Swedish genes? When the kit arrived, I quickly spit in the tube and sent it off, not… Read more »

Prostate health researcher to speak at Temple

Richard Albin

Temple Emanu-El will hold a free health awareness seminar, “Prostate Cancer: Every Man Needs a Plan,” with Richard J. Ablin, Ph.D., D.Sc. (Hon.), on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Ablin is a research professor of immunobiology and pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and president… Read more »