Posts Tagged ‘surgery’

To offset all the fears I have about testing positive for our family’s BRCA mutation, I have been trying to imagine that I already am positive and think about the choices I would have.  For someone like me, who likes to plan things out, this really does bring me comfort. One of the things I […]


Previvor

10Dec09

In the community of BRCA+ people, there has been a new word developed for people who have tested positive for a deleterious mutation but no history of cancer: previvor.  It’s purpose is to help give a label and acknowledge the similarities that carriers face with those who do have cancer. I mean no offence to […]