By Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh
After a regimen pap smear in 2009, Angela Schmidt Fishbaugh chanced on that she had confirmed confident 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 challenge to nip the difficulty on the bud.
Angela’s tale is one among own fortitude. in the course of her trip, she contended with an absence of realizing from these round her, in addition to the upcoming lack of her so much female features. besides the fact that, as is made abundantly transparent in Angela’s Decision, she continued and got here out a far better girl, immensely pleased with the selections she made. The roots of her tremendous own power turn into glaring as Angela bargains flashbacks to her previous. She indicates us the nice problems she confronted whereas taking care of her in poor health father and, later, her sick mother.
Written with unbridled candor and full of life 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 error of her mom and dad didn't turn into her own.
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