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Hello.. I am writing you in hopes of guidance or ideas or maybe even you have other genetics testing that I have not been able to acquire.  After being adopted at birth, at the age of 30 I found out my genetics history after finding out my local waitress of over 15 years was my biological Aunt. It’s a crazy story but it saved my life. My biological mother had succumbed to the breast cancer that is as of now chemo and radiation resistant and goes from breast to brain and is hormone driven from what we know so far. We have six documented generations of women killed by it that did not have preventative double mastectomies.  I had a preventative double mastectomy 4 weeks after finding out and also have had a total hysterectomy. I am now 35.  I am more less trying to guinea pig myself out for genetics testing because our daughter is now 10 and I will do whatever it takes for this genetic mutation to be identified.  With that being said I am reaching out to see if there are any tests I have yet to receive or if you know of anyone who may study these rare aggressive forms of breast cancer?  I’m an open book at this point and appreciate you taking the time to read this.  







Genetics Testing
Myriad myRisk Hereditary Cancer Testing
Genes analyzed:   Result: NEGATIVE  
APC
ATM
BARD1
BMPR1A
BRCA1
BRCA2
BRIP1
CDH1
CDK4
CDKN2A
CHEK2
EPCAM (large rearrangement only)
MLH1
MSH2
MSH6
MUTYH
NBN
PALB2
PMS2
PTEN
RAD51C
RAD51D
SMAD4
STK11
TP53

Sample: Blood
3-18-2014
The deleterious mutation was not detected in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene.  


If you have any tips or guidance or have any testing available or would like to be the one to solve our hereditary mystery I would be forever grateful.  
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Hello and welcome to MedHelp's forums. We are so glad you found us and one way you can help is by participating in our forums and guiding other women on their journey and with their questions.  This is an amazing opportunity to reach others with your message and to give much needed support.  

Here's some information regarding genetic testing for you and others. https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/genetic-testing-for-breast-cancer.  

You could also speak to the leading breast cancer center in your area for suggestions of other places in which you could offer to help with the quest to find a cure.  Thank you again for your post and information.
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