Suzie Myr
Suzie Myr

When money talks, worries must be silent... When we are talking about health and life and we are not Angelina, to be able to spend thousands just for the test, the only answer is "no" and not by choice, but because there is no other option... I apologize for my bitterness, but the "heroic" action that she did, cant have many followers, because of what I said at the start... Money VS Life...

Deane Messex
Deane Messex
  • Suzie Myr

I would sacrifice everything I have to make sure my wife doesn't go through what my mom and my sister inlaw are going through and have gone through. Even at 10k you could pay that off 3-5 years by simple not going out to eat 1-2 times a month. My wife and I have spoke about it she will be taking the test soon!

Suzie Myr
Suzie Myr
  • Suzie Myr

My best wishes and prayers are coming your way!!!!!!!!

Mellissa Marie
Mellissa Marie
  • Suzie Myr

i tried to have the test done. with all the proof, included doctors letters stating im a good candidate for the BRCA test due to family history. i was denied by my insurance comp. At the age of 18 i started having a lot of issues every where. C1 pre cancer Colan polyps, Breast lumps that we removed and benign, Cyst on ovary's and removed at least 5 different surgery's for that, and worst of all at age 30 had to have a hysterectomy cause of cervical and uterine cancer. so would i do the test YES. can i afford it (can any one afford it?) NO

Suzie Myr
Suzie Myr
  • Suzie Myr

What can I say, Melissa? Words are really so poor... I am so very sorry... I also have family history and I will say what you said.. Would I do the test? Yes! Can I afford it? NO! Allow me to send you a hug from afar...

Amanda Imlay Lucas
Amanda Imlay Lucas
  • Suzie Myr

most insurance plans pay for the test

Sherry Durham
Sherry Durham
  • Suzie Myr

There are options for this test. I couldn't spend thousands either. But the university of san Francisco tested me and have saved my life. I recommend mt zion and all my doctors there .we can be helped even the poor. Every women should be given this test. And annual mammograms. Thanks to dr. Chandler at ample health colusa and chico enloe colusa regional dr bass dr toribio colusa mental health mt zion ucsf dr alverado dr foster dr sbnaity dr goldman womens health their genetic counseler dr...

There are options for this test. I couldn't spend thousands either. But the university of san Francisco tested me and have saved my life. I recommend mt zion and all my doctors there .we can be helped even the poor. Every women should be given this test. And annual mammograms. Thanks to dr. Chandler at ample health colusa and chico enloe colusa regional dr bass dr toribio colusa mental health mt zion ucsf dr alverado dr foster dr sbnaity dr goldman womens health their genetic counseler dr li onocology janet tankra nacey and the susan g komen foundation american cancer society all my nurses and support from my father sister and the moose lodge in olivehurst benny brenxa scott tina bonnie harold lou coleen chris linda varner terry larry mcvey jodie louie toni jr sabrina jennifer deedee my mother in law becky hunt merv hunt grandma andgrandpa cheri loke and god himself and prayers from everyone out there lorretta ottos obadiah jerry hubner crystal I have manage to stay strong .thank y

Sherry Durham
Sherry Durham
  • Suzie Myr

Breast cancer is the leading killer in women young and old. Cancer can destroy families marriages and the finacial part is more than one should ever have to deal with. But the more support we have and support out there can make all the difference. Its more than anyone should ever have to deal with emonionally alone it kills. All cancers it truely a cunning disease. The more knowledge and research the closer we come to beating it. And you have stay strong in your mind and tell ypurself...

Breast cancer is the leading killer in women young and old. Cancer can destroy families marriages and the finacial part is more than one should ever have to deal with. But the more support we have and support out there can make all the difference. Its more than anyone should ever have to deal with emonionally alone it kills. All cancers it truely a cunning disease. The more knowledge and research the closer we come to beating it. And you have stay strong in your mind and tell ypurself ever day I gonna kick its ass back to hell where it belongs. Its like the devil himself dont let him win. We can beat it and save lives. And god himself . Sherry keeth -Durham ulrich

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.

Bridget Akers Gibson
Bridget Akers Gibson

Cancer is ruled, in part, by your genes. I have friends and family members that have had breast cancer...some who never smoked, drank, etc, etc, etc. Almost all the women in my family have a history of fibrocystic breast disease...in some cases, it has led to cancer. I think it is paramount that a woman realize if she is predisposed to the gene and have the courage to be proactive with the results that a test that shows what happens if it is allowed to progress.

Alicia Jerome
Alicia Jerome
  • Bridget Akers Gibson

Ditto

Shana Sikes
Shana Sikes

This runs in my family, I would do the same as Angelina. To many have died at a very young age, when this could have been prevented. Angelina did this for herself and to be there for her family. I applauded her for her bravery.

Vanessa Huettig
Vanessa Huettig
  • Shana Sikes

I find it as well very brave from her!! I am now 38 and I've had 2 breast cancers. I did the test and after my recurrence, the doctors at last proposed to remove one of my breast. I said: remove both please. They did it, and I had a reconstruction at the same time and I don't regret it one minute!! I feel so good now and proud of myself for having taken that decision. I only regret that knowing my family background (mother and grandmother with breast cancer), the doctors did not propose to...

I find it as well very brave from her!! I am now 38 and I've had 2 breast cancers. I did the test and after my recurrence, the doctors at last proposed to remove one of my breast. I said: remove both please. They did it, and I had a reconstruction at the same time and I don't regret it one minute!! I feel so good now and proud of myself for having taken that decision. I only regret that knowing my family background (mother and grandmother with breast cancer), the doctors did not propose to have it done the very first time. It was not something I wanted to think of at the time I suppose. Now it's done and that's the main thing!

Shana Sikes
Shana Sikes
  • Shana Sikes

I'm very glad that you made the right decision, and I believe the doctors should have listened to you with your family history. My mother had breast cancer and survived. My cousin was not so lucky, and passed away at a very young age. All of my aunts also had it as well. That is one thing that you and I can agree on that you have made the right choice. I have spoken to my husband and he agrees with me and supports me on the choice I make. Glad your ok and are able to live your life...

I'm very glad that you made the right decision, and I believe the doctors should have listened to you with your family history. My mother had breast cancer and survived. My cousin was not so lucky, and passed away at a very young age. All of my aunts also had it as well. That is one thing that you and I can agree on that you have made the right choice. I have spoken to my husband and he agrees with me and supports me on the choice I make. Glad your ok and are able to live your life without having to worry anymore. God bless you, you have been through a lot.

Mercedes Vargas
Mercedes Vargas

No question in my mind I would have both breast removed..if it would save my life..I admire her for her courage.

Lisa Higginbotham Carter

4 years ago i took the BRAC's test, but not because i was concerned about being diagnosed with Breast Cancer, but because I had been told I had Breast Cancer. My grandmother had Breast Cancer and a Cousin as well, i became the third member of my extended family to be diagnosed. Once you have been diagnosed lots of decisions have to be made. Do you elect to have a masectomy or just a lumpectomy (my choice), do you follow your treatment of chemo and radiation with preventative drugs or not....

4 years ago i took the BRAC's test, but not because i was concerned about being diagnosed with Breast Cancer, but because I had been told I had Breast Cancer. My grandmother had Breast Cancer and a Cousin as well, i became the third member of my extended family to be diagnosed. Once you have been diagnosed lots of decisions have to be made. Do you elect to have a masectomy or just a lumpectomy (my choice), do you follow your treatment of chemo and radiation with preventative drugs or not. i took the test to determine if i carried the gene which would only mean that my percentage of a reoccurance would go up. I also didn't like the idea of taking a preventative drug which also raises the percentage of developing uterian or ovarian cancer which also runs in the family. I was negative for the BRCA test. I elected to have a lumpectomy, required radiation only, and no preventative drugs. Still had the 5 years of constant monitoring and testing and so far all is well. It's important that one understands that what Angelina Jolie did will not prevent her from being diagnosed with Breast Cancer. it will only give her peace of mind by lowering her percentage of being diagnosed and it's a forever life changing decision. During my radiation treatment, I met a young girl who had elected to have a masectomy and was back again being treated for Breast Cancer again. i suggest if you are not currently diagnosed with Breast Cancer that you consult with you doctor about what you will do with the information you receive before you get the test. It's not always covered by insurance and it's expensive. My surgeon and oncologist are the best and they were very open an honest about the pro's and con's of a double masectomy. The hardest three words I've ever had to say were "I have cancer'....today i am able to say "I'm Cancer Free'.

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