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With best wishes
Welcome to the Breast Cancer Care discussion forums, you've come to the right place for some good, honest support from the many informed users of this site, who I am sure will be along soon to give you that much needed support.
In the meantime, while you are waiting could I suggest that you give our helpline team a ring and have a chat with one of the staff here. Lines are open now until 5pm tonight, (Mon-Fri 9-5 and Sat 10-2), calls are free, 0808 800 6000.