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AnneMarie Ciccarella


AnneMarie Ciccarella is a woman in her 50s living in New York who was diagnosed with breast cancer ten years ago. In 2006, AnneMarie was tested through Myriad and received a test report indicating a variant of uncertain significance on her BRCA1 gene and another variant of uncertain significance on her BRCA2 gene. Her experience with cancer led her to become a patient advocate, sitting on a number of scientific advisory boards. AnneMarie believes that patients’ voices and perspectives should be included in all aspects of research and medical care.