Living With Lynch syndrome: The Emotional Rollercoaster by Guest Blogger Kristen Lummis

Living With Lynch syndrome It was just about a year ago that I started going crazy. Ten months out from a devastating cancer diagnosis and a subsequent Lynch syndrome diagnosis, I’d been holding pretty steady. At one point, in the first months after my surgeries, flush with hope and my oncologist’s report of NED (no evidence of disease), I was heard to say: “cancer has made me a better person. I put on the best face possible. I told myself I wasn’t bitter. I told myself that I needed to be… more...

#Lschat: The Emotional Implications of Having a Hereditary Cancer Syndrome

I am hosting an #Lschat this Sunday discussing the emotional implications of having a hereditary cancer syndrome on Twitter. I would greatly appreciate your participation in the chat and sharing this post. We are anticipating a large, international audience. Amy Byer Shainman (@BRCAresponder) and Ellen Matloff (@MyGeneCounsel, genetic counselor extraordinaire!) will be moderating the chat with me. I am very honored and flattered they have both agreed to assist with this chat — my last chat to date has reached over 2.5 million people on Twitter!  Please help… more...

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