Genetics

Good morning all,

I am currently looking into genetic testing, as my Mam has suffered twice with breast cancer (2 different breasts) and she opted for a mastectomy. We have a very strong family history with 3 out of 4 of my mother cousins’ experiencing the disease.

Would welcome any comments about thoughts and feelings about this matter.

Many thanks all
Catrin x

Hi Catrin

Welcome to the Breast Cancer Care discussion forums. Whilst you wait for the other forum users to reply with their experiences and support you may find it useful to read the BCC booklet 'breast cancer in families. It explains what is meant by a significant family history of breast cancer. If you would like a copy just follow this link:-

breastcancercare.org.uk/healthcare-professionals/publications/quick-order-list/*/changeTemplate/PublicationDisplay/publicationId/70/

Best wishes
Sam (BCC Facilitator)

Great

Many thanks Sam, I’ll have a read.

Thank you too for your support.

Catrin x