Breast Cancer Question

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If you chose a prophylactic double mastectomy, who/how many relatives/friends did you tell at surgery time?

If you chose a prophylactic double mastectomy, who/how many relatives/friends did you tell at surgery time?

I had breast cancer 7 years ago at a "young" age--in my mid forties. I now test positive for PALB2 mutation at age 54. I am planning a prophylactic double mastectomy with reconstruction for this spring. Most around me see me as "cured" but I don't like the odds of having breast cancer again or the possibility of dealing with chemo again because of the genetic abnormality.
Anyone else out there?… read more

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A MyBCTeam Member said:

You should tell as many people or just a few. No number is the "right" one. It helps to talk to people so that you have support, but of you are a… read more

posted 3 months ago
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