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Expanders or Strattice

Started by Sharon Lisa Judge in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Sharon Lisa Judge 22 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi All,  I'm BRCA2, I had a hysterectomy in October and am now waiting for a surgery date for a double mastectomy.  I have already met my surgeon and we have narrowed reconstruction options to implants after expanders or implants using strattice.…Continue

Introduction

Started by Emma Naji-Carter in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. yesterday. 0 Replies

Hello, Firstly I hope I am making this introduction in the right place - my apologies if not. I am Emma, 35 years young and BRCA1+. I had my PDM last July which was straight to implant, skin and nipple sparring with Strattice. I have had a bit of a…Continue

Test again the BRCA status?

Started by Karla Bugatti in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Sharon Lisa Judge Apr 8. 3 Replies

I was confirmed BRCA1 positive in July.My DBM is scheduled for early March. Should I doubt my result and get it redone ?Anyone got a second test done ?Anyone been positive and then negative ?I do know they are v careful with the testing and take one…Continue

BRCA2 and starting a family

Started by Emma Munro in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Sharon Lisa Judge Apr 8. 1 Reply

Hi ladies and gents,Hope your all happy and well.Just looking for some advise. Getting tot the stage where I'm ready to start a family but am scared of passing this gene on. Have any of you ladies in the uk gone through the ivf treatment where they…Continue

Hi All!

Started by Sian in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. Apr 7. 0 Replies

Hi I'm new!Just thought I'd pop on and share my story. I haven't had cancer and have yet to have genetic testing so at the very start of the journey. Last month mum was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 50. We found out last week she needs…Continue

Driving after Oophorectomy

Started by Sarah Jane Taylor in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Sarah Jane Taylor Apr 3. 2 Replies

Hi,I believe I only need to avoid driving for 2 weeks after an Oophorectomy, rather than 6 weeks post full hyesterectomy.  Does anyone know if this is this correct?ThanksSarahContinue

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life is beautiful

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