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Posts tagged ‘BRCA’

Fear-free

Can we really release our greatest fears and live fear-free? After one typically alarming situation, I believe that it’s possible.

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One in Forty: Looking Back, Facing Forward part 4

A BRCA1 or 2 genetic mutation, carries a much greater risk of Ovarian Cancer. Meet Lauren and hear her surprising story of being One in Forty.

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Not my Daughters: Looking Back, Facing Forward part 3

The legacy that we wish to leave for our children changes with a BRCA diagnosis...

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BRCA 102

BRCA testing is loaded with decision-making, which begins with choosing whether or not to even go for genetic testing. Next come options for risk reduction.

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BRCA 101

BRCA is a hot topic, but how much do we know about it? Here's a simple start to understanding this genetic mutation.

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Men in BRCA: Looking Back, Facing Forward, part 2

A BRCA diagnosis is challenging for women, so imagine the confusion for men! Meet Stan, a BRCA positive man who stays proactive about his diagnosis.

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Looking Back, Facing Forward part 1

Whether it is cancer or not, everyone who receives a diagnosis deserves support on how to navigate through.

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Pre-existence

Growing up in a family filled with cancer is no fun, and can cause a tremendous amount of worry; insurance coverage or lack thereof because of a pre-existing condition shouldn't be one of them.

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“Boobs”

Let's appreciate our breasts for how they really are--beautiful! Whether they feel like the wrong shape, size or function, they are still an important part of us. Even when they're gone, that area remains our heart center forever.

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STUFFed

Our stuff takes on many meanings in our lives. It's interesting how stuff relates to our breasts when we choose to alter them.

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