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Out of the Closet

I’ve started┬átalking about the┬áBRCA-1 gene mutation to folks in my outer networks. In the beginning, it felt very private & intimate, and it still is, but I’m more comfortable accepting my life for what it is. 1,411 more words


Breasts, Bodies & Cancer

On Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, I received word that my test results for the gene mutation BRCA1/2 were positive. What that means is my risk for breast, ovarian, fallopian, pancreatic & a few other cancers is incredibly high. 965 more words