Believing that genes determine traits is like believing that the maker of your tires determines whether you will get a flat or not
Today, I had the pleasure of listening to and meeting Dr. Marisa Weiss, founder of Breastcancer.org. Her talk was a fascinating review of their partnership with the Environmental Working Group with the tagline “Think Pink, Live Green”. I heard a ton of useful information about toxins that can be read here: http://www.breastcancer.org/risk
BRCA1 is no more a “cancer gene” than policemen are crime-inducers. They don’t cause cancer but if they aren’t policing the DNA, cancers will develop.