In the Family
- Aired: 10/08/2012
- Expires: 07/01/2014
- Rating: TV-PG
When Chicago filmmaker Joanna Rudnick tested positive for the "breast cancer gene" at age 27, she knew she was not only confronting mortality at an early age and a choice about her future. Should she take the irreversible preventive step of having her breasts and ovaries removed or risk developing cancer? Rudnick reaches out to other women while facing her deepest fears.
Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bertha Foundation, Marguerite Casey Foundation, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts, with special support from The Fledgling Fund.