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Topic: Stage 0 and PTen mutation

Forum: Positive Genetic Test Results —

ATM, BARD1, BRCA1, BRCA2, BRIP1, CDH1, CHEK2, NBN, NF1, PALB2, PTEN, RAD51C, RAD51D, STK11, TP53, and mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM)

Posted on: Nov 1, 2019 08:54AM

Cynthia451 wrote:

Is there anyone out there who has been diagnosed with DCIS and a PTEN mutation? All the doctors I have seen so far except for 1 has suggested a double mastectomy. I really don’t know what to do.

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Nov 1, 2019 10:04AM Yogatyme wrote:

I don’t know about PTEN mutation, but I have BRCA1 mutation and had the same recommendation. It was explained that the BRCA1 mutation puts recurrence risk at 85% for both breasts, thus the recommendation for bilateral mastectomy. I was stage 1A w no metastasis.You may want to ask about why they are recommending the BMX. I had the BMX as recommended and have no regrets. Best to you.

Yogatyme Surgery 3/2/2019 Prophylactic ovary removal Dx 7/19/2019, IDC: Papillary, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 8/12/2019 Mastectomy: Left, Right

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