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Vital Signs F ALL 2 0 1 3 | V OL U M E 6 0 F EAT U RE S TORIE S Ménière’s Disease Page 4 Ovarian Cancer Page 6 Q&A: Revisiting Autism Page 8 Community Calendar Page 12 Genetic Testing Urged to Identify Potential Ovarian-Cancer Risk When actress Angelina Jolie disclosed last spring that she had undergone a double mastectomy and intended to have her ovaries removed as prophylactic measures to reduce her risk of inherited breast and ovarian cancer, it put a prominent public face on the potential value of genetic testing and counseling. While genetic testing for breast cancer has received more attention, genetic testing for ovarian cancer is also important — particularly given the lack of an effective early screening test for the disease. Continued on page 7