By Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
After a regimen pap smear in 2009, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh chanced on that she had validated confident for BRCA1, a genetic trait that predisposed her to breast and ovarian melanoma. After her preliminary shockand next to consulting with doctors, acquaintances, and familythe proactive mom and instructor launched into a undertaking to nip the problem on the bud.
Angela’s tale is one in all own fortitude. in the course of her trip, she contended with a scarcity of knowing from these round her, in addition to the upcoming lack of her such a lot female features. even if, as is made abundantly transparent in Angela’s Decision, she persisted and got here out a much better lady, immensely happy with the selections she made. The roots of her substantial own energy develop into obtrusive as Angela deals flashbacks to her prior. She exhibits us the nice problems she confronted whereas taking good care of her in poor health father and, later, her ill mother.
Written with unbridled candor and energetic prose, Angela’s Decision follows Angela’s yearlong trip via a myriad of clinics, hospitals, and various operations. it's a tale of fight and trial, highlighting the demanding situations either she and her relatives confronted in her campaign opposed to her genetic , and the good braveness she confirmed in making sure the errors of her mom and dad didn't turn into her own.
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Angela's Decision: Outsmarting My Cancer Genes and Determining My Fate by Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh