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|Concerns about Breast Cancer Family History
Questions on genetics, family history & breast cancer.
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|4/3/2012||I am trying to find a good breast cancer high risk surveillance program for my two daughters (turning 28 and 25 this year) as I was diagnosed at 37, my sister at 54 (with two different types of cancer in one breast and DCIS in the other), and my mother at 85. I have tested negative for BRCA1 and BRCA 2 (including BART large-scale rearrangement). I am looking for a program that would provide them guidance on diet and exercise in addition to chemo-prevention and MRI/Mammography surveillance. Is this something we can get at Johns Hopkins? Would it be possible to get an appointment for all three of us to meet together with a surveillance/risk team? How can I find out if their health insurance will pay for the appointment? I have asked them to do this with me as their birthday present to me this year! Thanks.|
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|4/3/2012||There is. it is our BOSS program-- breast and ovarian surveillance program. Have them call 410-955-8964 and ask to be transferred to Linda Thompson who can schedule them.|
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