Our Day in Court

On April 15th, heady with hope and optimism at the impact our historic case could have on women’s health, the mood changed suddenly when we learned the terrible news from Boston as we were leaving the Supreme Court and wrapping up our rally against the patenting of the BRCA “breast cancer genes.” I write this … Continue reading

[BRCA Gene PATENT] Myriad Rally at SCOTUS on April 15 – Only 4 days away!

Friends and Activists, Our rally at the Supreme Court during arguments for the Myriad gene patenting case is only 4 days away! Plans are coming along well, and I look forward to seeing many of you there.  I hope that you are all planning to join the rally and wanted to reach out to make … Continue reading

BRCA1 & 2 Gene Patenting Debate Reaches the Supreme Court: Why It Matters

On April 15, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a landmark case challenging Myriad Genetics’ patents on the “breast cancer genes.” I’ll be watching closely as things unfold. For me, this case is personal. Breast cancer risk lurks in my DNA;  genetic testing was called for at the time of my … Continue reading