Tag Archives: BRCA test

boycott the american cancer society

I will not participate again in the American Cancer Society Great Valley Relay for Life. Not because of the stupid marketing ploy on adding the Main Line to Great Valley when we are Chester County but because of American Cancer … Continue reading

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playing doctor with tamoxifen

April 28th marks two years since my diagnosis. June 1st marks my second cancerversary of my surgery and subsequent treatment.  This upcoming  October 28th marks two years on Tamoxifen. Let me be honest about Tamoxifen once again.  I don’t like it.   I … Continue reading

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when being negative is a good thing!

So….BRCA is back and I am NEGATIVE on BRCA1 and BRCA2 and the additional BART of it all! YIPPEE! Mind you I did do a little emergency room visit  yesterday…I fell down the stairs and sprained my ankle. And then another … Continue reading

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BRCA: will it be a simple matter of genetics?

Today was another kinda sorta big day.  I went to Penn Radnor to meet with a genetics counselor. Yes, the BRCA gene test. I not only met with  Beth the program coordinator for the Cancer Risk Evaluation Program, I met … Continue reading

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politics of the penis: don’t vote for boobs like chris collins

You know, I was wondering what I was going to write about on this blog as I hadn’t updated recently. And I have found my topic – not politics of the uterus, but politics of the penis. But first, a … Continue reading

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letting go

Since my diagnosis for breast cancer, and subsequent surgery and treatment, I have learned how to an extent your life becomes an exercise in letting go. That dawned on me the other day. Part of it comes with the acceptance that … Continue reading

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trials and tribulations

Tamoxifen is so screwing with my sleep I am down right miserable. And the hot flashes and night sweats right now honestly suck. I know it will pass, but I am exhausted and crabby right now. So maybe it’s the … Continue reading

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