Tag Archive: BRCA gene

Christina Applegate gives birth to baby girl


Congratulations to Christina Applegate, who has just given birth to her first child, a daughter, Sadie Grace.  In 2008, the actress was diagnosed with breast cancer and  made the decision to go for a… Continue reading

Pretty is what changes


I came across this in a bookstore when in the US last month. The title “Pretty Is What Changes” attracted me initially. The title comes from Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday In The Park With George, “Pretty isn’t… Continue reading

Cancer activist takes to YouTube


When Jessica Gioia was diagnosed with breast cancer on Sept. 19, 2008 — the day after her 33rd birthday — she went on the Internet looking for advice and help. “I started seeing… Continue reading