By Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
After a regimen pap smear in 2009, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh came upon that she had confirmed optimistic for BRCA1, a genetic trait that predisposed her to breast and ovarian melanoma. After her preliminary shockand next to consulting with doctors, buddies, and familythe proactive mom and instructor launched into a venture to nip the problem on the bud.
Angela’s tale is one among own fortitude. in the course of her trip, she contended with a scarcity of figuring out from these round her, in addition to the upcoming lack of her such a lot female features. despite the fact that, as is made abundantly transparent in Angela’s Decision, she persisted and got here out a much better girl, immensely pleased with the choices she made. The roots of her huge own power develop into obtrusive as Angela bargains flashbacks to her previous. She indicates us the nice problems she confronted whereas taking good care of her unwell father and, later, her unwell mother.
Written with unbridled candor and vigorous 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 relations confronted in her campaign opposed to her genetic situation, and the good braveness she confirmed in making sure the blunders of her mom and dad didn't develop into her own.
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