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...
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