Gyan faces up to reality of having the breast cancer gene

By Emma Swain
May 7 2015 - 9:52am
HARSH REALITY: Gyan Gaiter who, at 24, has decided to undergo a double mastectomy. Picture by PERRY DUFFIN

Almost a quarter of a million Australians carry a gene putting them at high risk of cancer. Gyan Gaiter is one of them. But instead of enduring the torture of simply waiting for the cancer bomb to go off, Gyan has become part of a vanguard of young women choosing to take ­control. This is her story.

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