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Clinical Trial for Patients with the KRAS-variant and Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC).

Here on MiraKind.org, 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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Doing Our Part to Support COVID 19 Testing and Our Path Forward

In May, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas did a webinar and Q&A session with members of our MiraKind community to share how MiraKind was using its available resources to help increase testing availability for…

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MiraKind.org announces $50,000 donation from George and Loretta Whitesides for COVID-19 Testing at Los Angeles-area Skilled Nursing and Senior Care Facilities

Program Expands Efforts by Los Angeles-based Molecular Genetics Company MiraDx to Provide COVID-19 Tests to Essential Workers via Philanthropic Donations to its Sister Non-Profit LOS ANGELES (April 13, 2020) — Mirakind.org, a…

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KRAS-Variant Stories

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Turning Knowledge Into Action & Power

Jane* had always followed the medical guidelines, so at age 40, she started her annual mammogram screenings. In March of 2009, right before her 57th birthday, Jane went in for what she…

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Connecting a Family History of Cancer with Personal Health

Jenn Roark was only 33 when she was first diagnosed with Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer. She felt a hard spot on her breast, short of a lump, but decided to be safe…

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How Genetic Testing Helped Karen Navigate Her Cancer Treatment

When pathology reports from her lung cancer biopsy showed that 56-year-old Karen Peterson was positive for the KRAS oncogene, she had never heard of the KRAS protein before. Karen and her family…

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How Do I Get My DNA Test (KRAS-variant) Results?

Video 3 in our Ask Me Anything Series: Dr. Joanne Weidhaas answers your questions in our Ask Me Anything video series.   Have a Question for Dr. Joanne? Submit your Q here…

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Do I need to get tested for KRAS-variant if I’m BRCA positive?

  Video 2 in our Ask Me Anything Series: Dr. Joanne Weidhaas answers your questions in our Ask Me Anything video series. Have a Question for Dr. Joanne? Submit your Q here…

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Should I Get Pelvic Exams if I Have No Ovaries?

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