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Northern Ireland BC Ladies


Re: Northern Ireland BC Ladies

Hi wonky, 

I too am from NI and have been treated at the city hospital, I have been looked after extremely well by all members of staff I have met. I was diagnosed on 3rd July and had amastectomy and diep reconstruction on 6th August. I start 6 sessions of chemotherapy next week, it is daunting not knowing what to expect. Following that, I will be having radiotherapy too. It really is such a shock, eveything has moved very quickly for me, which I am glad off, but I don't think mentally I have caught up with it all yet. I hope you are feeling as well as you can after finishing your rads ❤️ Heather

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Re: Northern Ireland BC Ladies

Hi @Wonky 


Thank you for sharing your experience, we're sorry that you haven't had a reply yet. Hopefully someone will come along along soon to share their experience.

We hope that over time this will become an active thread for those living in Northern Ireland.

Best wishes,
Laura at Breast Cancer Care


Northern Ireland BC Ladies

Hi, just an idea; a thread specific to NI ladies, regardless of whether recently diagnosed, in middle of treatment or post- treatment. If you think this is a good idea, post your thoughts, or if you prefer simply post a hug. If there looks to be interest I'll post again. My first comment is, that the City Hospital Cancer Centre has been, for me, exceptionally good, especially rads team. Hope all out there are managing to cope with their BC, as well as can be done. It's far from easy. Me, I finish rads next week, following surgery. (No chemo). Shell shocked over what I have gone through, but find this forum really helpful and keen to make the most of it going forwards.  Best wishes to all, Wonky.