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No more dog ears!

I saw my PS, Dr. S today, and he removed my dog ear “flaps” with a “nip/tuck,” procedure, essentially just cutting off the wedge shapes and sewing my skin closed. 408 more words

Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy. Part 3 of 3

Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy – Part 3 of 3

Both Perry and Pruthi celebrated that women seek mammograms not only to potentially save their life but also to avoid a mastectomy or other radical cancer treatments by finding cancer at an earlier stage. 117 more words

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Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy. Part 2 of 3

Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy – Part 2 of 3

According to the American Cancer Society, about 207000 changed cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the United States this year. 158 more words

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Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy. Part 1 of 3

Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy – Part 1 of 3

Annually Mammography For Older Women Significantly Reduces The Likelihood That It Would Be Necessary Mastectomy. 247 more words

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Dealing with one boob.....

The things they don’t tell you about…..

Winter is coming to an end and did we see a glimpse of spring/summer coming??  So out go the long trousers, big snuggly hoodies, layers of clothes……layers and big baggy tops that I can hide in, hide the fact that I have only one boob.   363 more words

Informing my children about my genetic gene mutation and what that could mean for me and for them.

My three sons are all very different in how they emote and communicate so I knew discussing the discovery of the Chek2 gene mutation would elicit very different responses from them. 310 more words

Friday the 13th

Because it’s late, I’ll get right to it – Dr. G called me today. The pathology report came back and it wasn’t what they had hoped for. 739 more words

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