Hereditary Cancer: Know Your Legal Rights! Video Available

If you have a known genetic mutation or are considering genetic testing for cancer, you may face discrimination by employers and insurers. In this video, Sandra Park of the ACLU Women's Rights Project will acquaint you with the legal protections afforded under GINA (Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act) and other relevant legal issues. Watch it here! (The first part is audio only; video kicks in after about 5 minutes.)

Hereditary Cancer Legal Rights Video

Sandra Park represented the plaintiffs in the case against Myriad Genetics and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.  

See the slides here:

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