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In the Family

  • Aired: 10/08/2012
  • 01:22:24
  • Expires: 07/13/2013
  • 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.
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2009 Emmy Nominee: A 27-year-old discovers that she has the "breast cancer gene."
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