Witchard, Alison Monique
This thesis examines the experiences of 47 Australian and
American women who have been tested for BRCA1- and
BRCA2-associated hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome.
Existing anthropological approaches to hereditary breast and
ovarian cancer syndrome assert a stern analytic division between
biomedical and genetic, and familial relatedness. By asserting
the primacy of the individual, these approaches attempt to rescue
the socially connected at-risk woman...[Show more]
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