Lynne Latham
Lynne Latham

I think removing both breasts is absurd. Cancer is preventable and it has much more to do with diet and eliminating environmental toxins than genetics. Why don't people educate themselves? Your doctor knows less than Google and mammograms only increase your risk. Try getting Dr. Mercola's newsletter for a start.

Ellen Marshall
Ellen Marshall

I think that is a very personal decision and if there is a real threat of the possibility of having to go through the process of the cure, then what ever decision that woman makes, is the right one for her.

Angie Dunham
Angie Dunham

Well guess what the doc was wrong and shocked. So yes I would recommend it listen to your self push do whatever you need to do to keep yourself well. I'm alive I'm not my breasts or hair ect my new breasts look great ! The process sucks but you gotta look ahead at your future

Phyllis Stewart
Phyllis Stewart

I think is a personal decision. I myself have had double mastectomy and hysterectomy as i have the brca1 gene. I had no qualms about this,but i had completed my family. I do not know if i would have taken this action if i hadnt a family.

Janet Simonis
Janet Simonis

A lot of hard decisions and choice of options would need to be looked at, and I would hope with medical advances that a woman would not need to do this. However, if a woman had breast cancer in her family and knew this was something she was going to go through, and had done all the research, I could definitely understand and support her decision to have a double mastectomy prior to being diagnosed.

Angie Dunham
Angie Dunham

Yes I agree it is a very personal decision it is your journey. I as a survivor of breast cancer chose without hesitation to have a double mesectomy and reconstruction when I was diagnosed. I came from a line of women with breast cancer and was vigilant about going above and beyond keeping myself checked since I was 23 and it still was not found . I had a mammogram and exam 2 Mia before I discovered a lump in which I had to push hard to have a ultrasound done on it . All I got at first was...

Yes I agree it is a very personal decision it is your journey. I as a survivor of breast cancer chose without hesitation to have a double mesectomy and reconstruction when I was diagnosed. I came from a line of women with breast cancer and was vigilant about going above and beyond keeping myself checked since I was 23 and it still was not found . I had a mammogram and exam 2 Mia before I discovered a lump in which I had to push hard to have a ultrasound done on it . All I got at first was even withy history I was to young for this to be anything of concern

Bill Clark
Bill Clark

Yes I think the final decision should be left with the patient and they are the only people that have to live with the consequences of the decision.

Miriel Bresett
Miriel Bresett

They should be given all tests available first to see the risk for breast cancer. Double mastectomy seems like a drastic measure to undertake.

Benny Edge
Benny Edge

why would a doctor guess on quality of life, we trust them and be leave in them and then to treat us like lab rats no its not right the law is the way to go.

Robert Kordan
Robert Kordan

For you mom miss u

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