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Chris Pierce

Mother of two adult children who loves to travel!

Chris is a mother of two grown children and lives in Toronto, Ontario. Her professional career is dedicated to the improvement of clinical research globally. Her personal time is spent enjoying the moments and memories and she will "not stop believing"....
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I Got Preventative Surgery...After My Daughter Got Breast Cancer

My daughter Michelle was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 at the age of 28 and our world changed forever! My positive BRCA gene results came in mid-March -- I was not surprised and my decision was already made. Being told that I had up to an 85 per cent chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer and a 50 per cent chance of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer I was determined to undergo ovary/fallopian tube removal as soon as possible and bilateral mastectomy, scheduled six weeks after Michelle's second mastectomy and done preventatively.
03/27/2015 08:55 EDT