Hello, Anita. I wasn't a member here when you first posted.
I'm also 47. It sounds like you're in good hands. They know what they're doing.
I have a large tumour in my left breast, and it has spread to my lymph nodes. But with me, they are going straight into chemo, which I'm due to start next week or the week after. Not sure if it'll be before or after Christmas, but looking more like it'll be before!
I have my CT scan today, at 1.15.
If you need someone to share your experience with, I'm always happy to help. I was so scared before the diagnosis. in fact i found this forum and came on here like a bull in a china shop, upsetting everyone. i was so low. But now, I have put my faith in modern medicine, and am treating it as a learning experience. It's fascinating.
The important thing is to be positive, as it makes the whole experience so much easier to handle.
Hi, hope you are completely recovered from having the lymph nodes removed and the bone & body scans came back negative.
It must have been difficult for you to go back for another surgery.
Very brave but you just have to do it.
Did they say that your lymph nodes were clear prior to the Mastectomy?
I have been diagnosed with the same and on Monday having a mastectomy and reconstruction do you have any advice and how long did it take to heal?
My very best wishes
I hope you are recovering well from your further surgery. You may find more people will see your post if you also post in other sections of the forum, such as "Going through treatment" or "Waiting for results". I think more people look in those threads,- this forum layout is still quite new and people aren't used to it.
Very best wishes
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