As an adult, Becky Carter discovered that she had a family history of breast cancer. "When I took the steps to do genetic testing, I was not fully aware of what the impact would be," she says. "I knew it would make me feel less fearful, but I did not expect the sense of empowerment that came from it."
For Liz Brown, being adopted meant that she always had questions about her, and her daughter’s, health history. Diagnosis through genetic testing answered an important lifelong question for Liz and gave her control of her family’s health and future.