Video: Meet Lisa and Sherrl: Genetic Counseling

Lisa Owens was stunned when her cousin was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, but the situation took a more personal turn when genetic testing revealed that she and her mother, Sherrl Wenzel, carried the gene that increased their risk of contracting ovarian or breast cancer from less than one to 94 percent. In this Children's Channel video podcast, Lisa and Sherrl share the story of how a visit to the Center for Genetics and Metabolism changed, and possibly saved, their lives.

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Related to Departments: Genetic Center, Hereditary Cancer Program.

Related to Conditions: Cancer.

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