Article Photos: Edmond sisters take drastic measures against cancer 1/5

Wendy Shepherd, left, and her sister, Stacey Holden are taking surgical measures to ensure that they don't develop breast or ovarian cancer. The sisters carry the BRCA 1 gene mutation that is known to raise a woman's cancer risk. Their mother died of ovarian cancer two years ago.  Photo By Paul Hellstern, The Oklahoman