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There are so many stories on FORCE's website 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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Jill L.
San Diego, CA, 35. BRCA1, PBM and suveillance.

Taylor Treat

Taylor Treat
West Lafayette, Indiana, 19. I was tested positive for the BRCA1 gene 2 weeks after I turned 18. Now I'm a biochem student at Purdue intending on working with the gene first hand.

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Columbia , SC, 41. Found out I was BRCA 2 positive December, 2009. Currently planning on DM with reconstruction in Charleston.

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Rosie Carroll
Louisville, KY, 55. I finally learned to accept my disease after a long fight. I new I had to stay positive if I had a chance to survive. That was the most diffcult part

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Stacey K
Wisconsin, 38. I'm married with two daughters - Lauren, 4 and Ava Grace, 2. BRCA1+, Prophylactic surgeries: oopherectomy and bilateral mastectomy.

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Tania R
Wisconsin, 45. BC at age 43; Mastectomy with expander; BRCA2+; prophylactic mastectomy with bi-lateral lat flap. Finally prophylactic oophorectomy and hysterectomy;

Suzanne C

Suzanne C
Florida, 43. I'm 43 and married with one daughter; increased surveillance along with a prophylactic mastectomy and Alloderm One Step reconstruction.

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Tampa, Florida, 36. I'm 36 and married with one step-son.


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