+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    6,674
    Thanks
    103
    Thanked
    884
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Genetic testing

    Wanting to hear from anyone who has had genetic testing done.

    I have a family history of breast cancer. The specialist i see for monitoring due to my history has referred me to a genetic counsellor.

    Im unsure what to expect

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    on a sandy beach!
    Posts
    6,414
    Thanks
    337
    Thanked
    2,217
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    I started the process haven't finished I had MRI etc and just monitoring from there how old are you? I'm 26. He said I can have genetic testing if I want but because I moved I forgot about it.

    I think there is a few here who have so just bumping for u

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2013
    Posts
    1,294
    Thanks
    1,586
    Thanked
    942
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I think @TheGooch may have mentioned having testing?

    How strong is your family history?

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Newcastle, NSW
    Posts
    6,674
    Thanks
    103
    Thanked
    884
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Im 36.
    My mother had breast cancer 3 times in 10yrs then she had a mastectomy and thankfully has been in the clear for the last 14yrs.

    Maternal aunt also had recurring breast cancer.


 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Transition into Parenthood
Birth Doula Training Course 2017 Sydney Transition into Parenthood
Join the training and find your special birth tribe of new friends at the fascinating, fun, kind, warm, and transformational training course. Be well rewarded for your wonderful work. Visit website for details and booking.
Limited to 20 places!
featured supporter
ProSwim
ProSwim runs learn to swim classes for babies, children and adults. Our indoor centre in Plympton Park has lessons all year round, including school holidays. We also offer outdoor programs during the summer months (Oct-Mar) at Rostrevor college.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!