Karen Caille
Karen Caille

My mother died of breast cancer at the age of 57. My grandmother died of cervical cancer at the age of 57. My father died of brain cancer at the age of 57. I'm 56. I'm interested !!!

Teresa Gibson
Teresa Gibson

My mother and my aunt both had breast cancer. My doctor sggested that I have the BRCA test done and did. believe tha it is one of the most important test that a peron an have. I was prepared to have a double mastectomy. Because of the BRCA test, I still have both breast. My mom lost her battle in 2010. I urge women to take this test. If breast cancer runs in our family takingthe test will ease your mind alot.

Allyson Carroll
Allyson Carroll

I am BRCA 2 positive, my mother had breast cancer as well as her 2 sisters. All 3 have died from this. I chose to do this because I have 3 children to live for and why in the hell do I want breast cancer and go through what my mother did, it was horrifying. In 2009 I had my ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed, in 2010 I had bilateral prophylactic mastectomies with reconstruction, and yes it was painful and alot of recovery but I would do it all over if I had to. My mother saved my life by...

I am BRCA 2 positive, my mother had breast cancer as well as her 2 sisters. All 3 have died from this. I chose to do this because I have 3 children to live for and why in the hell do I want breast cancer and go through what my mother did, it was horrifying. In 2009 I had my ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed, in 2010 I had bilateral prophylactic mastectomies with reconstruction, and yes it was painful and alot of recovery but I would do it all over if I had to. My mother saved my life by getting tested first. Now there will be more breast or ovarian cancer to reek havoc in my family. Thank God I had a choice because my mother sure didn't. People need to stop being stupid. You can choose to live or choose to die, which one would you pick.

Allyson Carroll
Allyson Carroll
  • Allyson Carroll

Sorry, there will be NO MORE BREAST OR OVARIAN CANCER

Christine Caruso Magee
Christine Caruso Magee

My surgeon had me take the BRCA test as soon as my biopsy came back positive for stage I ductal carcinoma (this was 4 years ago). My mom had DCIS in 1999, and her mother had breast cancer in 1956. BRCA test came back negative for both BRCA1 and BRCA2. All that tells me is there are more genes they haven't yet identified that cause breast cancer in families.

Allyson Carroll
Allyson Carroll
  • Christine Caruso Magee

They are researching BRCA 3 and 4 now

Cherish Leppert
Cherish Leppert

I would do not because some movie star did but because I am screwed on both sides of the gene pool my aunt on my dad's side passed away from breast cancer and I just lost my mom in October to breast cancer. Seeing someone you love die a little more each day is one of the hardest things I have ever experienced. I encourage all men and women to get checked. My sister and I are going to have the test done because honestly 55 is to fricking young to die. My mom was 55 and I watched her slowly...

I would do not because some movie star did but because I am screwed on both sides of the gene pool my aunt on my dad's side passed away from breast cancer and I just lost my mom in October to breast cancer. Seeing someone you love die a little more each day is one of the hardest things I have ever experienced. I encourage all men and women to get checked. My sister and I are going to have the test done because honestly 55 is to fricking young to die. My mom was 55 and I watched her slowly wither away because of this atrocious disease, and if there is a way it can be detected then by gosh I am going to do it.

Patricia MacMillan
Patricia MacMillan

My mother and her mother had breast cancer. So when I was diagnosed, I took the test even though I was not a prime candidate because they were post- menopausal and I was over 50. I was negative for BRAC. I would recommend taking it when you are younger if there is breast cancer in your family.

Sharon Granell
Sharon Granell

My insurance does not cover the cost. Need to make it more accessible!

Sherry N Jesse Conger
Sherry N Jesse Conger

After having gone through 2 bouts of radiation, a lumpectomy and chemotherapy for invasive triple negative breast cancer I totally agree with her decision to have a double masectomy. I also took the BRCA test for my two daughters, as I would never want them to have to go through what I have. Thank goodness I do not carry the gene and will not pass it on to them. Until someone has gone through breast cancer they have no place to judge. Sherry Conger

Angela Lewis Walker
Angela Lewis Walker

My mother had breast cancer twice and sadly the second time she lost the battle. If insurance would cover it I would do exactly what Angeline Jolie did. Kudos to her for taking proactive measures!

Lori Heard-King
Lori Heard-King
  • Angela Lewis Walker

I agree with you. My Mother had it once and has the gene as well so has had the other removed. Doctors are there to help, I get examined 3 times a year, she did the right thing. I am sorry about your Mother.

Jacqueline Fortune
Jacqueline Fortune

Have lost family members to breast cancer and never ever in a million years would I do what Angelina has done and butcher myself on the recommendation of the medical profession (owned by big pharma). That is absolute madness. Would you extract your brain in case you were at risk of brain cancer, absolutely not. With her money she will be able to get a fantastic set of reconstructed breasts, whilst the ordinary woman who did this also will not.

Jacqueline Fortune
Jacqueline Fortune
  • Jacqueline Fortune

Also, was highly encouraged to take this test years ago by local doctor...declined and walked away happy knowing I am more than well informed and googled cancer cures and causes. There is no need for butchery and killing people with radiation and chemotherapy. I really hope young girls do not do this.

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