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Surgery next week!

Started by Cazpez in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Karen Lynn Darch 5 hours ago. 3 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

I'm new!

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

Hi everyoneI'm Bea, I'm 31 and I live in Faversham in Kent.  I have had my first baby and found out I am BRCA-2 all in the space of two months so I am quite tired, emotional and disappointed with my body right now!  We have a strong family history…Continue

Introduction/market research into clothing for those with no reconstruction

Started by Lorna Amor in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. yesterday. 0 Replies

Hello all, I'm BRCA1 positive and have opted for preventative surgery with no reconstruction to go ahead at Guy's next week. I lost my younger sister to breast cancer earlier this year and am grateful for the opportunity of good health the surgery…Continue

Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Beatrice yesterday. 61 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

Areola sparing mastectomy

Started by Charlotte Short in Preventative Surgery yesterday. 0 Replies

Morning all I have been offered an areola sparing mast ... has anyone had this ... what are peoples thoughts?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

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About to have Surgery...

Posted by ELIZABETH PETRIDES on October 24, 2014 at 0:22 0 Comments

My introduction to Cancer & BRCA1...

Posted by Cazpez on October 22, 2014 at 11:57 4 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

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