In Can­cer’s Shadow

Lov­ina got the faulty gene from her fa­ther Satin­der Gu­jral. Her daugh­ter Rhea is at risk. There’s can­cer on Rhea’s fa­ther’s side, too. Can doc­tors pro­tect Rhea? There’s hope now for the Gur­gaon fam­ily...

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SATIN­DER GU­JRAL 70 Rx Male type breast can­cer Gene BRCA Car­rier Mother’s side; three sis­ters with breast can­cer Un­der­gone Surgery, chemo­ther­apy, ra­di­a­tion

LOV­INA GU­JRAL 42 Rx Breast can­cer Gene BRCA Car­rier Fa­ther’s side; fa­ther and three aunts Un­der­gone Surgery, chemo­ther­apy, ra­di­a­tion

RHEA GU­JRAL 9 Rx At risk of can­cers di­ag­nosed in fam­ily mem­bers Gene BRCA likely Car­rier Both par­ents; mother, two grand­fa­thers, three grandaunts Op­tions Gene coun­selling, gene test­ing, life­style change, chemo­pre­ven­tion, preven­tive surgery

RAJWANT RAWAT/ www. in­di­a­to­day­im­ages. com

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