In October 2012, a dream was realized for two dynamic ovarian cancer survivors: Anne Tonachel and Robin Bray. Their dream was to provide a restorative retreat for other ovarian cancer survivors in the northeast. When the amazing Kennedy family of Camp Kieve and The Kennedy Learning Center provided the retreat space (in honor of a family member with ovarian cancer), this restorative retreat was born.
BRCA1 doesn't have to be mutated to be inactivated
This article was sent to me by a friend. Essentially, the article states that the BRCA1 gene can be normal but its function of DNA repair can be blocked by methylation. Methylation is a crucial part of DNA replication but hypermethylation can silence BRCA1.