Angelina Jolie and I actually have something in common: We both lost our mothers to cancer associated with the BRCA genetic mutation. We also both made the decision to drastically eliminate our own high risks by acceding to surgical removal of our breast and ovarian tissue.
How thinking outside the box can lead to medical miracles
Carol Saline, Inside Magazine feature
While most scientific research follows carefully established pathways, it’s the radical detours off the beaten path that sometimes produce the most interesting medical discoveries. Here are four examples from labs in Philadelphia.