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Author: Joanna Rudnick; Independent Television Service.; Kartemquin Films.
Publisher: [New York, NY] : First Run Features, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick is faced with a difficult decision when she tests positive for the breast cancer gene. Now she has the difficult decision of whether she should have her breasts and ovaries removed or hold on to her ability to have children.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Medical (Nonfiction)
Named Person: Joanna Rudnick; Joanna Rudnick
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Rudnick; Independent Television Service.; Kartemquin Films.
ISBN: 1572955090 9781572955097
OCLC Number: 259491519
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Follow-up: Where are they now?; extra scenes; genetics FAQ; discussion guide; regular & educational chapters.
Credits: Cinematography, Dana Kupper [and others] ; editor, Leslie Simmer ; original music, Erin O'Hara.
Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen presentation.
Responsibility: a co-production of ITVS and Kartemquin Films ; producer, Gordon Quinn ; written, produced, and directed by Joanna Rudnick.

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Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick is faced with a difficult decision when she tests positive for the breast cancer gene. Now she has the difficult decision of whether she should have her breasts and ovaries removed or hold on to her ability to have children.

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(EMRO user published 2010-03-08 ) Very Good Permalink
In the Family is a compelling, honest and personal look at the promises and shortfalls of science on the human level as it is played out in the terrain of genetic testing and cancer risk in young women. Using her own positive test for the BRCA1 mutation at 27 years old as a frame, filmmaker...
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