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Maria Cartee Faulkner, Mobile, AL

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Age: 36

Having the option to prevent breast and ovarian cancer!

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My journey

BRCA1 positive, PBM scheduled for Oct. 3. Haven't scheduled oophorectomy yet.

The hardest part of my journey

Preparing myself to lose my breasts forever

If I could do it over again


My participation with FORCE

Just getting started...

Other thoughts

I'm most worried about what I don't know that I should know!

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