Recent Research on Estrogen and Alzheimer’s Disease

“People think it’s an old-age person’s disease. It’s like cancer was 25 years ago: You didn’t mention the C word. Cancer activists have done an excellent job of destigmatizing it, putting it…

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Using a Patient’s Unique DNA to Improve Prostate Cancer Treatment

In November 2020, we announced that we had undertaken new research into other genetic variants that are connected to cancer. Specifically, ones that affect prostate cancer.1 Our research has produced a lot…

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The KRAS-variant and Second Cancer Risk

A second cancer diagnosis is often a concern of cancer patients. Although it seems unfair to have to go through the whole cancer journey again, the good news is that it is…

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Hereditary Breast Cancer and How to Get Checked

Breast cancer can be caused by hereditary factors, environmental factors, or both. In this blog post, we will discuss what hereditary breast cancer is, the known genetic variants associated with it, and…

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What are “Normal” Estrogen Levels in Women?

Estrogen is a powerhouse hormone in a woman’s body. It plays an essential role in sexual development, the reproductive system, the immune system, and overall health. While there are medically normal ranges…

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Talking About Family History of Cancer With New Partners and Loved Ones

As we grow older and enter middle age, thoughts about our health and its implications for the future become more pronounced: particularly when it comes to cancer. The mere mention of “the…

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How to Find a Menopause Doctor

Menopause happens to all women at some point in their lives. Even though it is a normal and natural process, there is still a gap in knowledge surrounding menopause — nearly half…

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Menopause and mental health

May is mental health awareness month, so this month we want to talk about menopause and mental health. Did you know that depression in women doubles around menopause?1,2 While most people know…

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What are the First Signs of Menopause?

The first signs of menopause are the symptoms women experience during a period called perimenopause, which can start up to 10 years before menopause. Since menopause is defined by not having a…

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Breast cancer risk factors

Last month, we looked at two different types of genetic variants: BRCA variants and the KRAS-variant. Both BRCA and KRAS are pathogenic variants that are linked to an increased risk of breast…

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Understanding different genetic causes of cancer: BRCA variants vs. the KRAS-variant

This post explores BRCA variants vs. the KRAS-variant and is part two of our series on understanding the different genetic causes of cancer. In part one of our series, we compared genetic…

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Understanding the different causes of cancer: genetic variants vs. genetic mutations

Learn more about how our genes play a role in cancer development in this two-part series comparing different genetic variants and genetic mutations. For Part 1, we’ll discuss the KRAS-variant and KRAS…

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Gennev Podcast Recap: HRT, Breast Cancer, Estrogen, and Menopause

Want to learn more about menopause, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), estrogen, and breast cancer risk? Why not sit down, pop in some headphones, and listen to this podcast from our partners at…

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New Clinical Trial for Treatment in Prostate Cancer Patients with Specific Genetic Biomarkers

Over the years, Mirakind has shared research and information about the KRAS-variant and how it can have many health implications – from cancer to autoimmunity to response to hormone replacement therapy. Now,…

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Clinical Trial for Patients with the KRAS-variant and HNSCC

Here on, we’ve already discussed how the KRAS-variant plays a role in breast cancer risk, ovarian cancer risk, effects of HRT in the KRAS-variant patients, and even autoimmunity! Now, we want…

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