The Journey Begins

  BRCA Positive┬áMeans: increased surveillance i.e.┬ámammograms and MRI's. Starting at age 26 I began alternating mammogram and MRI's every six months. This meant sitting in a breast health clinic with woman of all ages that had breast cancer. Looking into there eyes meant getting a glimpse into what my life would be like with breast … Continue reading The Journey Begins

Broken Brca

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are the best-known genes linked to breast cancer risk. Everyone has these genes, but some people have an inherited mutation in one or both that increases the risk of breast cancer. BRCA1/2 mutations have a 50% chance of being passed down to you from either parent and can affect the risk … Continue reading Broken Brca