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The Relationship Between DNA and Cancer

In this free webinar, MiraKind's Founder, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, will discuss the relationship between DNA and cancer.

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The Relationship Between DNA and Cancer

In this free webinar, MiraKind's Founder, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, will discuss the relationship between DNA and cancer.

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KRAS-Variant Stories

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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News & Updates

New Research: “The KRAS-variant induces an epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition ‘EMT’ in normal breast epithelial cells”

As discussed in our previous Genetics series posts, the discovery of non-coding RNAs paved the way for changes in the Central Dogma and how we think about the flow of genetic information...

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New Research: How Inherited DNA -Based Mutations Impact Immunotherapy

The partners on the UCLA research team have made new discoveries about how genetic mutations can help doctors predict patient responses to cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs. In the past, we’ve spoken a lot...

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International Women’s Day Profile: Dr. Joanne Weidhaas

Here at MiraKind, we’re constantly inspired by the amazing women who surround us; whether it is scientists and doctors working on our research, or the strong and empowered women who are facing...

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Q&A & Discusson

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?

  Video 1 in our Ask Me Anything Series: Video Answers to Your Questions Have a Question for Dr. Joanne? Submit your Q here

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