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Kathy Holik
Kathy Holik

This is a personal decision made by an individual who is given the options, evaluates them and makes a decision for themselves. It is no one elses business what decision an individual makes.

Gary Holik
Gary Holik
  • Kathy Holik

Agreed!!!

Pat Weatherbee Paananen
Pat Weatherbee Paananen
  • Kathy Holik

I agree with Kathy. No one can make that decision for you. I don't think anyone really knows what they would do until they are actually in that situation.

Judy Mendenhall
Judy Mendenhall
  • Kathy Holik

Agreed. I lost breastsm but not by choice!

Linda Belmont
Linda Belmont
  • Kathy Holik

We cannot possibly put ourselves in this difficult position. It is most certainly a personal decision and the opinions of strangers mean absolutely nothing.

Darrell Washington
Darrell Washington
  • Kathy Holik

I agree with Kathy 100%!

Lisa Partridge
Lisa Partridge
  • Kathy Holik

Agreed Kathy

Celeste Aurorean
Celeste Aurorean
  • Kathy Holik

agreed, never would have thought I'd make this choice for a Double M, but here I am preparing for surgery on tuesday...........

Kathleen Parangi
Kathleen Parangi
  • Kathy Holik

I agree I don't believe I could be a part of a decision making process that does not directly include the person this would affect. God bless and help you in your time of need, and I pray that the best decision will be revealed and accepted with courage and faith.

Tammy Kemmerlin Platt
Tammy Kemmerlin Platt
  • Kathy Holik

Kathy, that is exactly what I was thinking. My sister had breast cancer and made her own decision, and she is fine now, thank God.

Vairamuththu Gnanaguru
Vairamuththu Gnanaguru

I have different opinion.

Jacki Robbins
Jacki Robbins

It's such a personal decision and I certainly don't want an insurance company making it for me. My mother had a lumpectomy, followed by 2 mastectomies over a course of 5 years and then finally succumbed to the disease. My niece had it as well and I followed her 5 years later. When my first spot was found and then my second biopsy, I opted for a complete bilateral mastectomy. I live peacefully knowing that I don't have to go for multiple procedures over the years. No, this is no...

It's such a personal decision and I certainly don't want an insurance company making it for me. My mother had a lumpectomy, followed by 2 mastectomies over a course of 5 years and then finally succumbed to the disease. My niece had it as well and I followed her 5 years later. When my first spot was found and then my second biopsy, I opted for a complete bilateral mastectomy. I live peacefully knowing that I don't have to go for multiple procedures over the years. No, this is no guarantee that it won't come back somewhere else, but for now I can sleep and I can live!

Donna Francis
Donna Francis

It's a decision to be made by the individual facing this (or any condition)..............not the Doctors, the Insurance Co.'s or the Government! We need to take our bodies back from those looking to make a profit.

Heidi Rae
Heidi Rae

I believe it is a personal decision. The individual should be aware that even a double mastectomy does not guarantee they will NOT get breast cancer, as all of the tissue is not removed.

Aleksandr Elesev
Aleksandr Elesev

This doctor has been successfully curing cancer for many years. I hope this video will help someone before they get to the extreme procedures devastating their health and body.
http://youtu.be/nn_nMVShU3U

Gretchen Offord
Gretchen Offord

It's a personal decision made by looking at all the circumstances. There is no one size fits all answer to double mastectomy. Those who make the difficult decision should be supported as fully as anyone else.

Valerie McCain
Valerie McCain

I had rectal cancer last year I'm in remittance October 2012.

Gerard J Lostaglio
Gerard J Lostaglio

Being a man.... If she has an almost 100% chance of developing cancer,...and she is mentally competant enough to make the decision, having the procedure is better than living her life in constant fear, cause that's no way to live. I'm much more concerned with the damage the media hype will inflict on marginally stable cases who may seek treatment from questionable sources if they are deemed a non candidate due to physical, or mental reasons by a reputable medical practice. I've seen some...

Being a man.... If she has an almost 100% chance of developing cancer,...and she is mentally competant enough to make the decision, having the procedure is better than living her life in constant fear, cause that's no way to live. I'm much more concerned with the damage the media hype will inflict on marginally stable cases who may seek treatment from questionable sources if they are deemed a non candidate due to physical, or mental reasons by a reputable medical practice. I've seen some horror cases involving lyposuction. There is the potential for some real emotional and pysical damage if it should ever be deemed a procedure of convience...

Sedina O'kane
Sedina O'kane

This is purely personal choice, my maternal side of the family has a high Cancer rate. Whilst i understand the reasons i couldnt take that decison. It takes a lot of courage to make that decision and follow through.

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