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CDKN2A+ now with older relative stage 1

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      Hey guys, hope you are all holding together in this terrible year 2020.

      I have an update on my FAMM, literally. An older immediate relative now has a dx stage 1, thankfully SSM. I’m 16 years in and have had 4 primaries, one being a borderline stage 3 Nodular.

      This would be the first primary in an immediate family member. We live in different countries, my access to genetic counseling is way easier. Though my genetic counselling is bizarrely based in a children’s hospital.

      Does anyone have any experience / tips / etc introducing family members to genetic counselling while dealing with a first encounter with Melanoma that is highly likely FAMM involved?

      Healing holidays to you all.



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