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Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Hilary morrison 42 minutes ago. 54 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

Female hormones key to breast and ovarian cancer in BRCA gene carriers

Started by Caroline (Admin) in Cancer and the BRCA gene. Last reply by Hilary morrison on Monday. 4 Replies

Here are two links to some very interesting research that my Consultant Professor Usha Menon is working on.  It is looking at the link between female hormones and ovarian and breast cancer in BRCA gene carriers.  I will hopefully be working with her…Continue

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New to BRCA2 and confused!

Started by Lisa k in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Lisa k on Sunday. 2 Replies

I am so pleased I found this group-I was told I have BRCA2 four weeks ago. I'm 43, have one son and was already pretty much resigned to being too old to have more! I have not had cancer but my mother has just finished radiotherapy for breast cancer…Continue

I have a date now for my RRSO (oophorectomy)

Started by Paula Cohen in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Karen Cotton (Admin) Sep 25. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I had my first appointment at UCLH with the lovely Professor Usha Menon and yesterday received 2 appointments by post which I guess are my pre-assessment tests. I was very surprised however to receive a call today with an appointment…Continue

Oopharectomy all done but I have some questions.

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Paula Cohen Sep 24. 1 Reply

We'll yesterday I had my ooph at St Mary's, Manchester. Considering that I've never had an operation before it wasn't half as scary as I expected. in fact I walked along to theatre with a smile on my face.I was determined to come home on the same…Continue

risk after mastectomy

Started by Charlotte Short in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Charlotte Short Sep 23. 5 Replies

After reading a post today I feel the need to actually write something that I have wanted to for many weeks...Ladies a PBM will not remove all future risk of beast cancer as it will not remove all breast tissue. As BRCA gives us very high chances of…Continue

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