I was diagnosed with high grade DCIS with micro invasion in November 2016 and underwent a Hadfields procedure, wide local excision, sentinel lymph node biopsy, radiotherapy and am now on Tamoxifen. The diagnosis was a complete shock and i have had lots of ups and downs. Is it cancer or not? Every Doctor talks about it differently. The micro invasion through me - was that invasive cancer? Anyway I have now finished treatment except for the Tamoxifen and am hoping to return to work soon, although i will be a different person from when i left. I don't cry anymore and am getting over the effects of the radiotherapy but my goals and aspirations have changed, having been touched by cancer i have questionned my own morbidity and value different things to what i did 6 months ago. As an aside has anyone with a similar diagnosis had a successful critical illness claim?
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Hi everyone, I was diagnosed with High grade DCIS with microinvasion in November 2016. I underwent a Hadfields procedure and then a WLE followed by radiotherapy and now Tamoxifen. The diagnosis was a complete shock to me. Having now completed the radiotherapy i was reminded that i had critical illness insurance with the Prudential. The cover excludes non invasive cancers in situ so i understand DCIS on its own would not be covered but is microinvasion invasive and therefore covered. Has anyone else experience of this?
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