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Got a date ...

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Albertina Burn 3 hours ago. 2 Replies

So my Pbm with dermal flap reconstruction is on 24 March Eeeeeek!Any tips? What do I need? What could you have not lived without?I need to prepare myself .... Organising will take my mind off the waiting .Continue

Manchester Get Together Thursday 12 th Feb 11 am ,Starbucks , Marriott hotel, manchester airport , all welcome !

Started by Hilary morrison in Company Corner..Confused? Sad? Angry? Excited? Happy? 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi everyone, for those of you who cant make Karens weekend meet up , Iresine and I have arranged a weekday get together . The Marriott hotel has free parking , easy motorway / train links and a friendly Starbucks coffee lounge .All very welcome, Im…Continue

Abdominal symptoms after DIEP

Started by nina bromilow in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by nina bromilow on Thursday. 9 Replies

I had a prophylactic BSO in September which went well. On Monday I am having a DIEP under Mr Wood at Charing using tummy fat. I am having a panic about getting pain from my stomach after the surgery as I have read that some people's abdomens never…Continue

Hello I am new

Started by Alexandra Grainger in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Alexandra Grainger Jan 20. 4 Replies

Hi all, I hope I am in the right place too. I am new and would like to introduce myself. I am Alex and 41 years old. I was diagnosed with bc grade 3 triple positive clear nodes in August 2013. Had lumpectomy, Finished 8 sessions of chemo last year…Continue

Oophorectomy and surgical menopause

Started by Jinah Lee in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Rebecca hickling Jan 20. 39 Replies

Hi there, 40 year old BRCA 1 (actually, UV) trying to decide whether to get an oophorectomy or not. Take the risk and maintain the quality of life, or take'em out?  I suppose many of you here have gone through the same debate yourselves.  Any…Continue

MANCHESTER MEET UP 14 Feb 2015 - 2pm!!

Started by Karen Cotton (Admin) in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by KittyFitz Jan 18. 24 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

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PBM eve :-)

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Post Op, BRCA1

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1 week after BSO...

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