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Started by Gary Fletcher in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Gary Fletcher 35 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Hi,New to the forum and been asked to introduce myself, I hope I’m in the right place. Up until 6 months ago I had never even heard of the BRCA gene, I was told to get tested by my father who is also BRCA1+ and since then I’ve learnt a lot about our…Continue

Oopherectomy with no HRT

Started by Lauren Jayawardena in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Angela Williams 12 hours ago. 10 Replies

Hi,I am 40 and considering an oopherectomy but cannot take HRT. Can anyone provide any advice on early menopause symptoms when you do not use HRT? Thank you.Continue

MANCHESTER MEET UP 2015

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in Preventative Surgery yesterday. 0 Replies

Hello allI am turning my mind to organising the next Manchester meet up, in January.We meet at the Marriott hotel Manchester Airport as there is a starbucks on site, 3 hours free parking and is close to motorways. It's always a lovely experience…Continue

Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Emma Munro on Thursday. 69 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

What would you recommend to tell my cousin

Started by Emma Munro in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Emma Munro on Thursday. 2 Replies

My cousin is having her op in around 6 months time, shes asked me what to expect and any advice for after. What helped you ladies?My recommendations for her so far are ... • get a V pillow – I honestly couldn’t sleep without it after. I kept rolling…Continue

met my breast surgeon today - advce please!

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Karen Cotton (Admin) on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Hello allToday I went to Christie hospital to meet Mr Lambe who all being well will carry out my pbm in march (eek!)I have a couple of questions:He's recommended implants that are half implant, half expander. Has anyone else had these? What do you…Continue

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surgery no.1

Posted by Lynn on December 22, 2014 at 0:53 0 Comments

HRT clinics.

Posted by Fiona C on December 14, 2014 at 12:59 1 Comment

My story

Posted by Laura Murray on December 2, 2014 at 13:02 2 Comments

Hello

Posted by Helen Leggott on November 24, 2014 at 22:05 5 Comments

Setback!!! :-(

Posted by Cazpez on November 24, 2014 at 17:30 5 Comments

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