Science and Nature

Inheritance

Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer. Follow Alejandra, Lilith and Bonnie as they undergo life-altering medical procedures in the hope of reducing their risk – and saving their lives.

Inheritance

1h 55m

Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer. Follow Alejandra, Lilith and Bonnie as they undergo life-altering medical procedures in the hope of reducing their risk – and saving their lives.

Episodes

  • Inheritance: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Inheritance

    1h 55m

    Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer. Follow Alejandra, Lilith and Bonnie as they undergo life-altering medical procedures in the hope of reducing their risk – and saving their lives.

Extras + Features

  • Creating a Memento: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Creating a Memento

    3m 41s

    Following her BRCA2 diagnosis, Alejandra Campoverdi commissions a bronze life casting of her torso, as a memento of her body prior to a prophylactic double mastectomy.

  • The Beautiful Defect: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Beautiful Defect

    2m 26s

    In advance of her prophylactic double mastectomy to thwart hereditary breast cancer, Lilith Costa chronicles her surgical and emotional journey in a series of essays entitled “The Beautiful Defect.”

  • Reflection and Moving Forward: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reflection and Moving Forward

    3m 11s

    Following her successful prophylactic surgery to avert the hereditary breast cancer that plagued generations of women in her family, Lilith crafts the final essay about her surgical and emotional journey – and reflects on the positive aspects of the experience.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    30s

    Meet three women who are genetically predisposed to breast cancer. Follow Alejandra, Lilith and Bonnie as they undergo life-altering medical procedures in the hope of reducing their risk – and saving their lives.

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