Barbara Mcbride
Barbara Mcbride

I am a 21 year breast cancer survivor. I had six months of chemo & I have been cancer free since May,1992.

Lynne Littlejohn
Lynne Littlejohn

I lost my mum 15yrs ago to breast cancer and her sister 4yrs before that. Tests showed that my mum never had the gene but, as my aunts blood couldn't be tested, we couldn't find out if she had it or not. I have had a rare form of cancer, but in my finger, which I am told is not related.

Marlene Murray Mars
Marlene Murray Mars

One of my sister's & myself are both breast cancer survivors, and after further biopsies last year I am already at high risk for cancer again. I will be taking genetics tests, as is one of my sister's. As long as my insurance covers most & my co pay not too high I will definitely take the test. My prayers go out to all you breast cancer survivors & my sympathy & condolences to all who have lost loved ones.....God bless you all.

Graça Mariah Muniz Ferreira

Seria bem providencial fazer esse teste uma vez que é preventivo,mas a questão é que nem todas as pessoas terão condições pra isso...

Valorie Jean Fry
Valorie Jean Fry

I actually have scripts for the BRCA 1&2, and the CA-125 draws due to my family history. I want to know.. It is just a personal choice.

Victoria O'Donnell
Victoria O'Donnell

I have Stage 4 metastatic breast cancer. I had the test done just to be sure. I have a daughter and 4 grandaughters that I wanted to make sure that I didn't pass some the mutation down to them. Praise God, I don't have the gene.

Malerie Arrington
Malerie Arrington

If there were a way to take all of the money that is having to be put into womans medicaid to pay for their healthcare while having and after having breast cancer and use it to test these woman on a preventative measure this would actually save money in the long run. My mother is a breast cancer survivor who just completed her radiation June 2013. Had she been tested at age 15 to see if she carried this gene then it would have never happened. I feel something must change in the way to...

If there were a way to take all of the money that is having to be put into womans medicaid to pay for their healthcare while having and after having breast cancer and use it to test these woman on a preventative measure this would actually save money in the long run. My mother is a breast cancer survivor who just completed her radiation June 2013. Had she been tested at age 15 to see if she carried this gene then it would have never happened. I feel something must change in the way to prevent. You can't get medical assistance unless you already have the cancer but it just makes more sense to me to do the testing for free and not have to provide free health care, which will cost a lot more, while having cancer that could be prevented in the first place.

Noreen DePalma
Noreen DePalma

I was diagnosed 3 years ago with Ovarian Cancer. After surgery and chemo, I opted to take the BRCA test, as there is a link between ovarian cancer and breast cancer. The test by Myriad Co. was very expensive ($3,000.00), but my insurance covered it, and I was extremely relieved with negative results.

Alexa Fernanda Piccioni Navarro

Here in Argentina there is only one place who do the test free off charge, but you must have actually a next parent whith breast cancer and this must have had the test alraeady done. Other is taking the test in a private clinic who costs 4.000 dollars

Joni DelFratte
Joni DelFratte

This test cost 3000.00 here in Pa. My sister died @ 49 with breast cancer ! My mom is a breast cancer survivor, this test should not be so high, people with the disease pay enough for all the drugs they take and the chemo!! Insurance does not cover all the drugs!! Sad situation we all cannot be tested, when it runs in your family!!

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