Deborah Wilkins-Osborne

Yes I would be very interested in this test. Does Medicare pay for this test?
If I found out I was at risk, however I am not sure what I would do....

Sara Addicoat
Sara Addicoat
  • Deborah Wilkins-Osborne

If you're in Australia Medicare covers it if you fill certain requirements (including the number of relatives that have had it), but my understanding was they prefer to test people who have be know to have the cancer first. In my case my Auntie had had both breast and ovarian cancer before being checked. Once they found her to be BRCA 1 positive, my sisters and myself (by default because our father passed away a long time ago) and my cousin were all legible for testing. But then they only tested us for the known gene.

Deborah Wilkins-Osborne
Deborah Wilkins-Osborne
  • Deborah Wilkins-Osborne

Thx Sara...good.to know

Rose Zeilman
Rose Zeilman

I wish you success in this informative effort. Since I am over age 80 and there is no family history of cancer I no longer fear the risk. Hope the younger women accept this opportunity to improve their survival odds. Rose Z.

Sigrid Llavina
Sigrid Llavina

I already took it in Italy where I live and in this Country this test is free! This is how so important test should be!

Pamela Anne Golding
Pamela Anne Golding
  • Sigrid Llavina

I agree. This test should be free for those with a family history of breast cancer.

Kiah Navarro
Kiah Navarro

She is not living in fear she has put her faith in god if she feels as though god will see her through then so be it. Only god can tell you when it's your time to leave the earth. It's her choice at the end of the day. Not fear, faith.

Dezsi Russouw
Dezsi Russouw
  • Kiah Navarro

If you really trusted GOD, then you won't be so fearful and have your boobs removed, One cannot trust in GOD HALF-HEARTEDLY, because if that's the case then why bother to trust in GOD in the first place, EITHER yu trust him completely or not at all

Kiah Navarro
Kiah Navarro
  • Kiah Navarro

I agree with you 100% but regardless to any thing she choose to do what she did and it's her choice at the end of the day. If that is her way of putting her faith in god then so be it, there is nothing that we can say to change it. Seems to me that she not only put faith in god but she also decided to take caution in the fact that she had a 87% chance of getting breast cancer not for her own selfish reasons but for her children. No child derseves to live without a mother. But like I said if...

I agree with you 100% but regardless to any thing she choose to do what she did and it's her choice at the end of the day. If that is her way of putting her faith in god then so be it, there is nothing that we can say to change it. Seems to me that she not only put faith in god but she also decided to take caution in the fact that she had a 87% chance of getting breast cancer not for her own selfish reasons but for her children. No child derseves to live without a mother. But like I said if God says it's her time then it's her time. She is just going from caution to faith. I don't think I would personally do it but that is me and my choice. I can't change her mind and I wouldn't try to.

Darlene McLaughlin
Darlene McLaughlin

I am a Breast Cancer Survivor...Stage 2 Invasive carcinoma treated with Chemo, radiation & surgery 7 months of HELL. I CANNOT HAVE THIS TEST....BECAUSE MY INSURANCE CO WILL NOT PAY FOR IT???????????? IF I COULD AFFORD TO PAY FOR IT I WOULD...5000.00. My Dr is fighting it for me,
Shame on these Insurance Co.
NOT RIGHT!

Darlene McLaughlin
Darlene McLaughlin
  • Darlene McLaughlin

I do agree with what Angelina Jolie did. Yes, she still can get Cancer...but it is @ a much lower risk. Also she will be watched more carefully & can put her mind @ ease.

Ricciy Yerrell
Ricciy Yerrell
  • Darlene McLaughlin

I quite agree, this test should be done free if the woman wants it! Good luck to you I wish you well and hope you are clear.

James Cage
James Cage

Since cancer is most likely a virus I wonder how genetics would have anything to do with you getting breast cancer? And removing body parts is somehow going to stop a virus?

makes no sense.
But what does make sense partly responsible for the cancer epidemic is the cancer causing virus SV40 that was found in the contaminated polio vaccine.
http://www.sv40foundation.org/CPV-link.html
http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2002/Immunization-Safety-Review-SV40-Contamination-of-Polio-Vaccine-and-Cancer.aspx

Since cancer is most likely a virus I wonder how genetics would have anything to do with you getting breast cancer? And removing body parts is somehow going to stop a virus?

makes no sense.
But what does make sense partly responsible for the cancer epidemic is the cancer causing virus SV40 that was found in the contaminated polio vaccine.
http://www.sv40foundation.org/CPV-link.html
http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2002/Immunization-Safety-Review-SV40-Contamination-of-Polio-Vaccine-and-Cancer.aspx
SV40 was named because it was the 40th virus found in the vaccines.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aHRMjVHggI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UioC6ARoLEM
THIS NEXT VIDEO IS FORBIDDEN AND THE CANCER INDUSTRY WOULD RATHER SEE YOU CUT OFF BODY PARTS! SICKENING
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTGye7kA6rM

Hardo Bottin
Hardo Bottin
  • James Cage

It is about the overacidification of the tissue...the body stores acid in the fatty tissue...like a parking lot...this is why diets often do not work...as long as we do not release these acids through our channels of elimination the body will hold on to fatty tissue to store the acids. The breast is a perfect fatty tissue...do a biopsy of a breast tumor and you will find a highly acidic fluid. The body is working its magic by creating tissue around this fluid to protect surrounding tissue...

It is about the overacidification of the tissue...the body stores acid in the fatty tissue...like a parking lot...this is why diets often do not work...as long as we do not release these acids through our channels of elimination the body will hold on to fatty tissue to store the acids. The breast is a perfect fatty tissue...do a biopsy of a breast tumor and you will find a highly acidic fluid. The body is working its magic by creating tissue around this fluid to protect surrounding tissue from being spoiled...the body considers these tumors as a solution to the problen not as the problem. An Alkaline lifestyle and diet would help prevent this cancer from developing in the first place....remove the breast without a change in diet and lifestyle and the body will find a new parking lot...skinny people who do not have much fatty tissue are more prone to brain cancer.... which is another fatty tissue...than those who are overweight....

Lana Kwidzinski
Lana Kwidzinski

Think all women should be offered this test then thos with low likelyhood of getting it can go on with there lives and maybe only have a breast check 1/2 as often while thos with high probability can be kept a cliser eye on or take preoptive procedures if they wish !

Lana Kwidzinski
Lana Kwidzinski
  • Lana Kwidzinski

Btw im in the uk, just saw the casts below for usa! I think this would save nhs money in long run!

Caroline Kimberlin
Caroline Kimberlin

If it saves why not,I've lost a friend,at 45 all her family have or had breast cancer.wish she had chance to take test.too many women are getting this disease it needs its arse kicking.come on let's try to beat it xx

Donna Paterson
Donna Paterson
  • Caroline Kimberlin

Our bodies work like an engine put the wrong fuel in and what happens it stops working properly, we are all nutrient deficient , fibromyalgia is multi deficiency I know I cured myself after 3 yrs of pain,

Lisa Southerland O'Connor
Lisa Southerland O'Connor
  • Caroline Kimberlin

I know many "healthy" women who were diagnosed with BC and died. They exercised and ate healthy. I was at my healthiest when i was diagnosed.

Lana Rangi
Lana Rangi

Shud b fully funded if you hve a strong history of breast cancer! Im still tryn 2 gt free screening at 36 yrs old and i hve a long history of this evil disease!!!!!

Caroline Kimberlin
Caroline Kimberlin
  • Lana Rangi

Good luck keep trying!

Linda Taft
Linda Taft
  • Lana Rangi

KEEP TRYING SO THEY WILL HAVE FREE SCREENING FOR WOMEN CAN NOT AFORED THIS

Anne Selby
Anne Selby

My mother had breast cancer and died from it, so I have taken the test and I do have the gene, but there is no way in hell that I would put myself through the trauma of a mastectomy. I saw the trauma my Mom went through with hers and I know of at least two ladies, personally, who have actually got breast cancer after having the mastectomy, so lopping your breasts off is NOT a sure way of preventing the illness at all.

I believe that Jolie is very irresponsible coming out with her news like...

My mother had breast cancer and died from it, so I have taken the test and I do have the gene, but there is no way in hell that I would put myself through the trauma of a mastectomy. I saw the trauma my Mom went through with hers and I know of at least two ladies, personally, who have actually got breast cancer after having the mastectomy, so lopping your breasts off is NOT a sure way of preventing the illness at all.

I believe that Jolie is very irresponsible coming out with her news like that, not because I don't think that her intentions were good, I am sure they were, however we ALL know just how slavishly many women AND men follow the celebrity culture and many won't think this issue through, they won't inform themselves of the mental trauma never mind physical trauma of what is severe surgery. They are so busy being scared of the big Cancer and dying that they will just think 'well if she can have it, so can I' and that is NOT the way you should be entering into this.

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