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There are so many stories on FORCE and so many members willing to share their experiences. We hope these profiles can help you connect with our community and get advice from people like you — people who have been where you are today!

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Jessica
Battle Creek, Michigan, 39. In 2007 my father tested positive for BRAC2. He has not had any cancer, but many female relatives also positive have. This now includes me.

Julie

Julie
Florida, 54. Recognizing that I don't identify myself by my individual body parts.

Patti Tuey

Patti Tuey
Kyle, TX, 51. I have found many people and great avenues of support since my BRCA 1 test results.

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Marion Hunter
Newington, Connecticut, 60. I Had A Double Mastectomy in 2007. I Went Thru The Entire Ordeal ALONE. My Now Ex-Husband Did NOTHING To Help Me. On 10/31/07 @5am I Was @Hosp.Via Cab

Teachfood (Heather)

Teachfood (Heather)
St. Joseph, MO, 38. Tested BRCA 2 + in Nov. 2012, have total hysterectomy in Dec. 2010, and scheduling PBM w/ expanders for June 2012. Married for 16 years and 3 kiddos.

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Katey
Lawndale, NC, 48. I have had a bi-lateral double masectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction and I am BRCA2 mutated. Married for 29 years with 2 kids and 5 grandkids.

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Rita
Prescott, Arizona, 31. Large cyst found on left ovary. Family history points to the possibility of being tested positive for the BRCA mutation. Waiting for results. Scared.

Amy

Amy
Dallas, TX, 27. I'm a previvor and my sister currently has breast cancer. I am opting for a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy with reconstructive surgery this fall.

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