Good morning ladies
just reading your posts, how very moving and I wish you all the best for treatments ongoing
I had a lumpectomy at end of may and was prepared for rads and tamoxifen when healing started but I now have to consider chemotherapy as surgeon is recommending it due to size of the tumour and my age, 53. I have an appointment on Tuesday with oncologist and I am dreading it!
Any advice would be welcome
Hi thanks, im not at the kicking ass stage at the moment just the what the hell is happening stage, i guess when i am in the system and understand more it will help but at the moment lack of knowledge and choice is very scary. x
Ive just been diagnosed with non hormonal breast cancer, was told on Tuesday, its stage 1, grade 3 and about 1cm, the ultrasound didn't show it in my lymph nodes. Im so angry because ive just moved into a wreck of a house with my two sons, one who was going through AS exams when i had the biopsy. I was told after the biopsy i would probably have a lumpdectomy then radiotherapy but when i came back in this week was told i would also have chemo, i felt sick and shocked. My dad is ill and old and my sister is going to tell him tomorrow , my friends are lovely and helpful in varying degrees but im sick of being told how brave i am, im a private person so don't bang on about it but its hitting me in waves. I suddenly nearly threw up yesterday and started crying out of the blue. I haven't gelled with the breast care nurse who seemed brutally honest, yes i would probably loose my hair etc, feeling totally alone and scared. the biopsy has been sent away for another test as its 'borderline' ??? for a certain type of treatment ( i was too shocked to take in what the consultant said)