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Please Help Me Find A Post-Surgical Bra!!!

Started by Paula K in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Antonella Novello on Friday. 1 Reply

So I am having my surgery this coming Tuesday, July 25th - double mastectomy with nipple sparring reconstructive surgery using implants. I have been so busy that I put off buying a post-surgical bra and now I'm panicking.My breast care nurse says…Continue

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Breast Surgeon recommendation

Started by Karen Ejdelman in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Anna Jul 15. 12 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

Ovary removal - feel wobbly

Started by Janine in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Victoria Hardy Jul 15. 1 Reply

Hi all,I'm a new member. I'm 41, BRCA1. single parent with 8 yr old and new boyfriendI had hysterectomy with ovary removal 2 weeks ago today. Physically I feel fine...up and about and off painkillers. Emotionally I am a bit all over the show. I'm on…Continue

Where are you??

Started by Caroline (Network Administrator) in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Jo Jul 13. 101 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

IVF PGD

Started by Faye McCrory in Company Corner..Confused? Sad? Angry? Excited? Happy?. Last reply by Faye McCrory Jul 13. 3 Replies

Hey team,Anyone else doing/done ivf with PGD/PGS?I'm currently going through the process would be good to talk it through with others who are doing it/have done it!Faye.Continue

New here, and newly found out

Started by Charlotte Hiller in New here? Why not introduce yourself.. Jul 12. 0 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

Fat transfer anybody?

Started by sofia segal in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by sofia segal Jul 5. 2 Replies

Hi there, I had a preventative double mastectomy with reconstruction at the Royal Marsden last October, and I have been very happy I did it. I really mean it. My life is much better than before, and I have no pain. The only restriction of movement I…Continue

Hi I'm new..

Started by Claudine Roche-Wilson in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Claudine Roche-Wilson Jul 5. 4 Replies

Good morning, another day on planet earth :-)I have been taking great comfort from all your posts regarding BSO, Hysterectomy, HRT etc.I meet with my gynae consultant today as he plans to perform a total abdominal hysterectomy next month. I have…Continue

Bowen's Disease

Started by Clare Tressler in I need advice, have a question, can you help? Jun 22. 0 Replies

My gp is referring me to dermatology because she thinks I may have Bowen's Disease (pre-skin cancerous growth).  As I'm a BRCA2 with the possibility of increased risk of skin cancer, I was just wondering whether any other BRCA2s have had something…Continue

Hi, I'm new...and not sure what to do!

Started by Ellen Schubert in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Susan Rothstein Jun 19. 3 Replies

Hello,I've recently found out that I'm BRCA1 positive and feel like my life's been turned upside down!  I'm really struggling to get help/advice because I had my genetics test done in my home country of NZ when I was there on holiday in March.  I…Continue

 
 
 
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