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Topic: Pregnancy After BC Seems Safe for Women With BRCA Mutation

Forum: Young With Breast Cancer —

Connect with those under 40 who have been diagnosed.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2020 05:40AM

Moderators wrote:

Have you been diagnosed with breast cancer, know you have a BRCA genetic mutation, and want to have a child after your treatment is done? A new study found that pregnancy after breast cancer treatment is safe for both women with a BRCA mutation and their potential children.

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Oct 18, 2020 07:04AM GraceOforiwa wrote:

Hi There,

Although I don't know if I have the BRCA genetic mutation, I just wanted to share that when I was diagnosed I had not met my husband and I had no children either. I was diagnosed at the age of 26 and I had my first child at the age of 27, which was the following year. I have 3 children now and I had no complications with my breast implants, so if you are young and you still want to have children, there is hope. Be encouraged.


Had bilateral mastectomy at age 26, cancer found early, had no treatment, been surviving since. Had a double breast implant replacement in July 2020 Dx 6/2007, DCIS, Right, 1cm, Stage 0, Grade 1, ER-

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