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New member

Started by Jacqueline lowe in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

hi my name is Jacky and I am a new member. I found out recently that I have the brca2 mutation but have been very lucky to have reached the age of 59 without developing breast cancer. I have a strong family history of breast cancer, my mum, her two…Continue

I'll introduce myself, although new to a forum so not sure

Started by Liela tracy in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Karen Cotton (Admin) yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi, I'm 44, post BSO and waiting for my PBM on March 25. I have been poking around looking at blogs, lists for pre surgery and looking at pics. I'm fairly organized and trying to gather the necessities b4 surgery. Anybody have a list they'd like to…Continue

Implant issues...slipping down!

Started by Cazpez in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Cazpez yesterday. 4 Replies

HiI had my PBM end Oct last year & had expander implants. Before I could get the first fill the ports flipped & I the implants dropped down onto my ribs. I had surgery last week to correct this & not more that 48 hrs later one implant…Continue

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Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Liela tracy on Sunday. 75 Replies

I have set up a couple of Zee Maps which will make it easier for us to see where everyone is located and arrange some local support groups.For UK residents - Go to …Continue

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Started by Julie Sallaway in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. on Sunday. 0 Replies

Hi everyoneMy name is Jules. I found out I had the BRACA 1 mutation in 2012 after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in May 2011 age 50. I had a hysterectomy and treatment for 6 months. I have been clear of cancer for 3 1/2 years which is…Continue

MRI's at what age do they stop?

Started by Caroline shelton in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Caroline shelton on Saturday. 1 Reply

Hi. I had my 2nd appointment with genetics last week. I was told that screening for Brca positive using MRI,'s stops at 40, then its just yearly mammograms. I was a bit disappointed (if that's the right word!) as I thought this would be a back up to…Continue

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Too much thinking time

Posted by Karen Cotton (Admin) on February 25, 2015 at 23:10 3 Comments

Can't sleep.....

Posted by Cazpez on February 25, 2015 at 0:30 3 Comments

Oops bit of a "slip"!!!

Posted by Cazpez on February 12, 2015 at 21:30 4 Comments

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