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Coverage for Genetic Testing
A woman who has inherited a harmful mutation in BRCA1 or BRCA2 is about five times more likely to develop breast cancer than a woman who does not have such a mutation. Insurance companies should not have the right to decide who gets funded for testing.
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My name is Theresa. I'm a 33-year-old mom of 3 and have 4 step children. During a regular shower I felt a lump in my right breast. I called my gynecologist and went to see him. I was reassured it was probably nothing. Within three hours I had an ultrasound and mammogram…
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Life Is Beautiful
I was diagnosed as terminal in 1982; my breast cancer from 1981 had metastasized to both my lungs. I had a double modified radical mastectomy in 1981 and a prophylactic one in 1982. My mom died in 1952, leaving her little girls: 2, 7, and 11. When I was diagnosed, my boys were 7, 14, and 15 — and I was determined to stay alive…
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