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Phantom Pains: Life after a Double Mastectomy

In Health by Erika Stallings1 Comment

My plastic surgeon told me that it would be like this. After I was diagnosed with a BRCA2 mutation,((As I’ve written about previously, in the summer of 2014, I was diagnosed with a BRCA2 mutation. Individuals with BRCA2 mutations have are five more times likely to develop breast cancer than the average woman.)) I spent…