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Hi all,I have delayed my double mastectomy+reconstruction for a number of years but I’m now ready. My surgery will take place in a couple of weeks’ time. I was wondering if someone could recommend a bra model/brand/store for the post-surgery period…Continue
Morning all, hope you are all well. I’ve got my surgery on Monday and o have my ovaries and tubes removed. Feeling ok, but haven’t had any discussions about which HRT I will be on. I’m 36 and hoping they will send me home with something!
I am 10 years post double mastectomy with saline expander implants following brca1 diagnosis (no cancer). Today I noticed my right implant has deflated. To late to ring the hospital, I am under the Royal Marsden. Any issues I should be concerned…Continue
Hi everyone, it’s been a very long time since I’ve been on here. I’m 10 years post op in April from bilateral LD Flap Reconstruction. At the time of surgery I was told that the implants would gave to be replaced after 10 years. A few years ago they…Continue
Dear ladies I am two years post PBM and 5 yrs post BSO, I see no drs for any surveillance and was wondering if this is the norm.Although I’ve had the preventative surgery the fear of getting something has not gone away and I’m sure I would find an…Continue
Hi Everyone. I'm new to this group. I have a BRCA2 mutation and had a nipple sparing, direct implants surgery last year. I'm 37 and have the option now of participating in a trial to have my fallopian tubes ONLY removed. Has anyone else had this…Continue
Hi everyone :)I'm sorry if this sounds very obvious I had a preventative mastectomy @ 33 years old and actually still don't understand how my risk has been reduced :/ Unless I'm understanding the whole process incorrectly ( which is I'm sure very…Continue
Hi everyoneI am a long term member but first time poster. My name is Ellie and my sister and I have the BRCA1 gene. We both underwent double mastectomies with expander reconstructions when we were 24 (8 years ago for me). Both of us have really…Continue
Hi All,I had a PBM with implant reconstruction (under muscle layer) and have had no problems at all up until now 2 and a half years later!!It started with a swollen feeling in both breasts and a slight increase in temperature. This lasted for a…Continue
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Hello, I'm new here, I have a strong family history of Breast and Ovarian cancer and I am BRCA1positive. I have recently had a BSO and have an appointment to discuss a mastectomy. I was wondering if there are any other older women 50+ who are…Continue