Yesterday, I had a double – in treatment. I received my first solo Herceptin treatment which involved me going to the infusion unit for thirty minutes. 453 more words
1 month, 1 week
Pride & Previve
We have finally arrived. There is a bag mostly packed sitting next to the open front door, and tomorrow is the big day.
We prepped a bit these last few days with some of the unexpected, like heading home and some adventure time. 823 more words
It is officially a week until surgery.
My first surgery in this preventing cancer journey: Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomy (PBM).
One of the groups on Facebook make “events” for each member so we have reminders and an easy way of touching base. 163 more words
1 month, 2 weeks
If you aren’t too new to the world of BRCA then you are likely to know Angelina Jolie has played a not small role in spreading the word about genetic testing and preventative care. 763 more words
Source: GreenMedInfo, by Sayer Ji, 6/6/2014
Angelina Jolie has already had her breasts removed, now she is poised to remove her ovaries. What is the rationale and justification? 1,107 more words
1 month, 3 weeks