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So guys tomorrow is the day, this time tomorrow I'll be in surgery!I'm feeling very positive and any nerves I had over the last few days seem to have gone away for now which is nice. I'm based in Edinburgh and the surgeons and nurses have been…Continue
Its 2 yes 10 mths since I had a dbl mastectomy and breast construction using acellular dermal matrix with implants over muscles. I went onto haveca nipple reconstruction and medical tattoos with great results. Unfortunately I have recently found out…Continue
Caroline and I were throwing ideas around yesterday... We now have an established Manchester Meet Up, and our inaugural Scotland Meet Up went brilliantly last weekend.Our meet up locations are constrained by our locations; Caroline lives in…Continue
Firstly, apologises! I joined about a month ago and just getting around to writing this! A bit of backgroundI'm Susan, I'm 37 and I was diagnosed with BRCA2 on Oct 2013. I inherited the gene from my dad - can you believe that three different GP…Continue
HiI'm new to this forum and new to BRCA. I was diagnosed with uterine serous carcinoma in March 2014; had all the treatment (surgery, chemo, radio, brachy) and have just tested positive for BRCA1. Is there anyone else out there whose primary cancer…Continue
Hi All - I am scheduled for a BSO at the end of September. I am terrified at the moment and really cant get my head to go ahead with this .. I hate the thought of nightly sweats / waking up many times and the hot flushes. I did get a Transvirginal…Continue
Need advice. My name is Kirsten and I have the BRCA 2 gene. 3 weeks ago I had a double mastectomy &reconstructive surgery (implants). Although Dr said it went well, the next day there was a problem with the blood flow around both breasts. Dr…Continue
Our next meet up at the Marriott Manchester airport is on Sunday 16th August at 2 pm, we meet at the Starbucks there. There's 3 hours free parking, and it's a lovely chance to meet others, share stories, ask advice, make friends, laugh and above all…Continue