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How does it work in England?

Started by Linda Forshaw in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Linda Forshaw 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi all, I have recently moved to Leamington spa in England from Sweden. I had my PBM done 4 years ago and have not done the ovaries yet( BRCA1). I have a lot of scartissue and need to put new implants in, aswell as having my ovaries done. I will get…Continue

The Oral Contraceptive

Started by Jenny Morrison in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Anne-Marie Maycock yesterday. 7 Replies

Hi all,I'm 20 and found out I'm BRCA1 positive a few months ago. Going on the pill carries two huge benefits for me: it's the most effective contraceptive and it helps with my hormonal acne. What are your thoughts on the pill and its link to breast…Continue

Tags: cancer, breast, contraceptive, pill

Re posted from UK BRCA Support Group : BRCA2 & in search of advice as emabarking on preventative surgeries.

Started by Anne-Marie Maycock in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Anne-Marie Maycock yesterday. 6 Replies

Hi there,My name is Anne & I found out I carried the BRCA2 mutation along with my Mum in 2010. My Mum had her first bout of breast cancer in 2008 & we were referred by her oncologist at the Leicester Royal Infirmary to see a genetic…Continue

Newbie diagnosed with faulty BRCA2

Started by Donna Anderson in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Donna Anderson yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi and thank you for allowing me to join this group. I'm a bit lost at the moment and hoping this group can help.I was diagnosed  3 weeks ago (1 week before my daughters wedding) as positive with the faulty BRCA 2 gene. I class myself as very lucky…Continue

BRCA2 and HRT risk.

Started by Caroline in Plunged into Menopause yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi, I had my ovaries removed last November. I am BRCA2. I am 42. I am getting conflicting info on HRT. I have never had BC and have not made up my mind on mastectomy yet. My mum died from ovarian cancer last Jan, no one in my family had BCancer. I…Continue

Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Admin) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Donna Anderson on Saturday. 36 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

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