Val Skinner Foundation

LIFE Event

The LIFE Event mission is to continue to help eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease...Read more »

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is the state's first and only National Cancer...Read more »

DecodingCancer.org

A visionary group of breast cancer advocates, experts and educators join forces to support the study of cancer in the classroom with a deeply engaging program created for high school students, parents, and teachers...Read more »

The 27th Annual Steven A. Cox Charity Classic

Monday, October 3, 2016
Join friends, family, and some special guests as we gather to benefit...Read more »

The 11th Annual Atlantic City Electric Golf Classic

Monday, September 19, 2016
Join us at the 8th Annual Atlantic City Electric Golf Classic at Galloway National Golf Club... Read more »

Jessica Queller

Jessica Queller

Jessica Queller

Queller, writer-producer on the hit series, Gossip Girl, recently authored “Pretty Is What Changes,” a book chronicling her decision to have a prophylactic double mastectomy after testing positive for a gene mutation known as the breast cancer gene, or BRCA.

Women with the mutation have an increased risk of developing breast cancer, as well as a strong chance of getting ovarian cancer, the disease that killed her mother.

In the book, Queller, a 34-year-old who has written for television shows, including Gilmore Girls, Felicity and One Tree Hill, shares her desire to have a family of her own and her beliefs about body image and sexuality, while also exploring the physical, emotional and philosophical consequences of her decision.

Queller lives in New York and Los Angeles.

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