I need to get something off my chest

Hello everyone, Heidi here, a lot has happened since my last post. After meeting with the doctors to make a plan everything starting moving pretty fast, I had an MRI a couple weeks ago that went pretty routinely. MRIs are defiantly uncomfortable and very loud but I started to day dream and it was over…

Meeting With the Docs

Hey its Heidi here with an update, On Feb 6th my bestie and I hit the road early in the morning to make it to my first appointment of the day in London, at St. Joe’s hospital. At 10am it was with the Oncologist, Dr. B, she was very nice and laid back. Second was…

Update re: Nikki

It’s Nikki again, this time with a short update. In my last post, I wrote about attending my mammogram and MRI appointments.  Today’s post is just a follow-up.  The results came back “normal”, meaning there is no evidence of cancer in my mammogram or MRI.  (Wooohooooo!!!)  The Ontario Breast Screening Program recommends that I be…

Nikki’s Mammogram Day

Nikki here.  Today was my big day of appointments at the hospital for some breast cancer screening.  Because of my positive BRCA1 status and my age (33), I qualified for Ontario’s Breast Screening Program as a woman who is determined to be “high risk”.  This means that I am able to have yearly screening with…

Meeting with Dr. J

Since our last post, we have had some [more] time to think about our genetic test results, what it means for us, and what we can/want to do about it.  After getting some much-needed manicures together, we headed to the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre to meet with the genetic counsellor, Dr. J.  Rather than have…

BRCA1

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