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Surgery next week!

Started by Cazpez in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Cazpez 14 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi everyoneThis is my first time to post....have been a lingering member for some time!I have BRCA1 gene & have known for about 4 years. I'm one of three girls all BRCA1. Both of my sisters had breast cancer very young & my younger sister…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 FionaC on Monday. 7 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

Tags: hormones

London Meetup?

Started by FionaC in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. on Monday. 0 Replies

Having added my details to the Zeemap there seem to be a handful of us based in London. Would it be handy to meet in Angel / Covent Garden as they're fairly central for North/ South/ East Londoners?If so let me know  & we can bounce around some…Continue

Tags: brca, London, meetup

Introduction

Started by Kelly Leary in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Kelly Leary on Monday. 3 Replies

Hi All,I am a new member to this site so thought I would tell you all a little about myself.My name is Kelly Leary I live in Berkshire and was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer in June 2013, I lost my Twin Sister to Breast Cancer in Jan 2011. I have had…Continue

First Support Group Meeting

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Iresine Woolf on Friday. 10 Replies

Today five of us got together near Manchester Airport for coffee (actually we mostly had tea) chat (mainly about boobs) and companionship.It was the first umbrella organised support group meeting, and Im pretty sure all who attended found it useful,…Continue

Freaking out

Started by Lisa London in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Lisa London on Friday. 7 Replies

Hi all I'm new to this and not sure if I'm posting this right so apologies if it's not! I found out on Thursday that I have Brca2, strong history of both breast and pancreatic cancer in my family. I'm feeling positive about preventTive surgery…Continue

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My introduction to Cancer & BRCA1...

Posted by Cazpez on October 22, 2014 at 11:57 0 Comments

I have decided to blog......hello!

Posted by Cazpez on October 22, 2014 at 11:30 0 Comments

London Meet up?

Posted by FionaC on October 18, 2014 at 11:12 2 Comments

Pissed off!

Posted by FionaC on October 18, 2014 at 10:57 0 Comments

Intorduction

Posted by Kelly Leary on October 14, 2014 at 9:38 1 Comment

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