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Topic: Waiting for Genetic Testing results

Forum: Diagnosed and Waiting for Test Results —

Share with and support others all waiting for test results from CAT scan, PET scan, Oncotype tests, Mammaprint, FISH, IHC, and other diagnostic tests.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2019 03:55PM - edited Jan 8, 2020 09:10AM by bgirl

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Apr 6, 2019 07:38PM vlnrph wrote:

You might want to check out the FORCE website. Originally started by some with BRCA mutations, it stands for Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered. Besides your cousin, was there other family history?

Every year, more is learned about genetics. Depending on their ages, your girls may have a much different experience by the time they are old enough to think about the options available to them.

One of the issues that remains unclear is when testing brings a result classified as variation of unknown significance. Research is helping to define when these are thought to be pathogenic and what action can or should be taken.

IDC too! ๐ŸŽป๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ‘ช๐Ÿฉ ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿฆ‹ Rt MX+DIEP 4-2011; ALND 5-2011 d/t micromets; TC X 4; tamoxifen; lymphedema 9-2011; switch to letrozole 3-2014 for 1 yr; bone mets 8-2018: Zometa, rads to spine, Faslodex/Versenio Dx 3/7/2011, ILC, 2cm, Stage IIA, Grade 2, 1/25 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Apr 6, 2019 07:45PM - edited Jan 8, 2020 09:10AM by bgirl

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