Posted 01 August 2011 - 02:30 PM
Im not in your situation, however a girlfriend of mine lost her aunt, her mother, her sister and her grandmother to cancer and she too has had cancer scares. She has taken the precautionary measures you are wishing to take. Her care provider didn't bat an eyelid when she requested the surgery.
Yes it is major surgery, and yes it is extreme. However, like her, I imagine this is not a decision you have made lightly. I hope you find a supportive caregiver and that things go well for you.
Take care and good luck.