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I admire Angelina Jolie for her disclosure but could you/would you do the same?


As a 5th generation cancer survivor I learned about the test for the mutant cancer gene a few years ago. My great Grandmother had mouth & throat cancer, my Mother, Great Aunt, and Aunt all tested positive for Breast Cancer. My Mother may have also tested positive for ovarian cancer, while I beat uterine cancer a few years ago. (Thanking God) I share this to say I may indeed have the gene but have chosen not to have the test but do my annual screenings. It's around $3000. Please be aware that Women with no history have an equal chance of getting breast cancer as well as Men.

 

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    SEXYLADYDEE 3 years ago

    While it is very true that there will be many advances in the next few years. Ovarian cancer took my friend in six months. Many of them can be very aggressive. I had 3 young children when I made my decision. But it's a personal & individual choic


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    SEXYLADYDEE 3 years ago

    Why wouldn't a cancer awareness trend be a good thing. And if you read the papers or watch tv you know many women both celebrity and regular folks are coming out about having done it. Erasing the stigma that says breasts/beauty make a woman. Dee


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