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Genetic Testing Decision Making & Barriers You've Faced: Share Your Story
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Patients Helping Patients: What's Your Story?
We are looking for experiences of breast cancer patients who have helped or been helped by other breast cancer patients. Please share here.

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Not Diagnosed But Concerned

  • Not Diagnosed But Worried

    17,813 Topics 143,664 Posts

    Breast cancer symptoms vary widely. According to the American Cancer Society, in addition to a lump, breast cancer symptoms can include swelling, skin irritation, dimpling, breast pain, changes to the nipple, thickening of the breast skin, or unusual nipple discharge. Still, some breast cancers cause no symptoms at all. Note: Please do not post pictures of your symptoms. It's important to have anything unusual checked by your doctor

    Latest post: Diagnosic mammogram by LivinLife 31 minutes ago

  • Waiting for Test Results

    7,267 Topics 67,359 Posts

    For members not diagnosed with breast cancer, but waiting for test results:  Biopsy, mammogram, ultrasound, or other screening tests. Waiting is VERY difficult but remember...

    "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength." -- Corrie Ten Boom

    Latest post: BIRADS 5-biopsies of multiple masses soon by LivinLife 35 minutes ago

  • Benign Breast Conditions

    975 Topics 5,091 Posts

    A safe place to discuss benign (non-cancerous) breast conditions. Benign breast conditions are unusual growths or other changes in the breast tissue that are not cancer, though some may be associated with an increase in breast cancer risk. Benign breast conditions are quite common.

    Latest post: Reactive axillary lymph node by green71364 Sep 21, 2021 06:26PM

  • High Risk for Breast Cancer

    2,291 Topics 24,709 Posts

    Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

    Latest post: Tell me more about your second opinion by Kipani Sep 23, 2021 04:07AM

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