I have been recently diagnosed with DCIS and told that I will have to have a mastectomy. They will also be testing lymph nodes and tissue to check it hasn’t spread. If so, prob radiotherapy. If not, trauma ends there. I had Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2005 (aged 25), 6 months of chemotherapy. Now aged 38 I here then words again. I have a hospital appointment next week to discuss the surgery/reconstruction if the faulty breast. But I’m considering pushing for a double mastectomy to be done with it. Just wondered if there’s any advise out there from anyone in a similar situation. Or who has undergone a kind of optional double mastectomy. I don’t even know if they will do it?
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