Patient Stories

Cara Scharf majored in English in college, so she's always been good with words. But right after graduation, she discovered she would have to deal with four letters: BRCA. Cara was just 22 when she tested found out she was BRCA 1+ positive.
Brenda talks about her experience being diagnosed with breast cancer on the GW Mammovan.
What follows is a patient story that illustrates how our typical interaction with a patient, social service agencies, and the community, as a whole, yields obvious value for the patient and for our health care system.  Just like this case, we are able to decrease human suffering, expensive‚Ķ