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The question of whether to opt for a bilateral prophylactic mastectomy has been weighing on me ever since I tested positive for the BRCA2 gene six years ago. Last November, the pressure surrounding this life decision became more immediate after I was diagnosed with DCIS (a pre-invasive cancer).

Editor’s Note on gender and identity coverage

We are excited to announce a new gender and identity page on washingtonpost.com

What does it mean to come together as Asian American women? This group has been seeking an answer.

The Cosmos was formed in 2017, and its future hangs in the balance

Law schools are failing to prepare the next generation of leaders in reproductive rights and justice

As of 2019, less than one-third of law schools offered classes on these topics