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BRCA- Sharing With My Sons, Their Risks and Their Feelings

I was filled with emotion when asking my three sons to share what they remember when I told them I carried the BRCA genetic mutation and how it affected them... My oldest son Sam- “I recall a sense of relief on one hand as I finally knew there was some logical explanation as to why the cancer kept coming back, at the same time, the relief quickly turned to fear and uncertainty, mostly surrounding the fact that there was no cure or preventative solution for this issue you and potentially others i cared about faced. This would likely mean more trouble down the road for all of us, issues for you which made me sad, issues for myself which was scary, issues for our family.” In 2005 after my thir

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