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Keyhole hysterectomy & tamoxifen

Started by Lisa in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Lisa yesterday. 2 Replies

HiI haven't posted in a while as my BSO that was scheduled last year had to be cancelled due to unexplained hives (long story but unrelated to being brca 2+). However, I just met with consultant to have the surgery in the next month or so and I…Continue

Mastectomy immediate recon with implants under muscle - post op breast movements!!

Started by Michelle Bryson in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Megan Oct 16. 3 Replies

Hi Ladies,I underwent a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using implants under the muscle 10 weeks ago.Now when I tense my pec muscles, my breasts move away from each other! This took me completely by surprise as no-one mentioned…Continue

BRCA2

Started by Leah in Preventative Surgery Oct 8. 0 Replies

I’m having a breast reduction to reduce my risk of breast cancer. I can have a full mastectomy at a later date if I want. Anyone else had a breast reduction?

Breast Surgeon recommendation

Started by Karen Ejdelman in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by sofia segal Sep 15. 14 Replies

Hi my name is Karen, I am new to this group. I am a BRCA 1 carrier and i am meeting with my genetics counsellor to discuss my options in a few days. I live in London. Please anyone recommend a good breast surgeon? Many ThanksContinue

Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Network Administrator) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Angela Stoakley Sep 15. 102 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

Hi everyone

Started by Ciara Sheridan in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Lisa Robertson Sep 10. 3 Replies

New here... got diagnosed with BRCA 2 a week before my 37th birthday in June this year. Have more or less made up my mind that I will have both the preventative surgeries. I have three Q&A appointments with various consultants between now and…Continue

New here, and newly found out

Started by Charlotte Hiller in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Jami-Laura Sep 9. 5 Replies

Hello,I had my results from genetic testing, and unfortunately tested positive for a mutation on the BRCA 2 gene.I am still a bit in shock if I'm honest - I was really hoping that this would not be the case as I already have a number of other health…Continue

Post Op Daily Activities

Started by Paula K in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Heather Aug 30. 1 Reply

Hi everyone. Just over one week ago I had nipple sparing double mastectomy with immediate reconstructive surgery using implants and adm. My breasts were also reduced from a DD to a C and the nipples were moved upwards. The drains were removed 5 days…Continue

New Member

Started by yvonne holmes in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. Aug 27. 0 Replies

Hi. I was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, a couple of months before my 50th birthday. I didn't get my genetic test results back until after I had a partial mastectomy with bilateral reduction (changed surgeons after initial diagnosis). It…Continue

Nipple Worries :/

Started by Paula K in I need advice, have a question, can you help? Aug 3. 0 Replies

H everyone. Just over one week ago I had a nipple sparing double mastectomy with immediate reconstructive surgery using implants and adm. My breasts were also reduced in size and nipples were moved up. I noticed straight away that the left nipple…Continue

 
 
 
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