Hello ruthberesford I am having mammoplasty on April 19th, I have had chemo first and am due rads after. I am also having sentinel node clearance too. I understand fully that if there are any cells found within the margins or nodes then I will need to go back for mx and clearance of other nodes. My reckoning was why go for the total clearance of nodes first with the potential side effects this could bring when the sentinel nodes may well prove clear. I guess it is a lottery which ever way. Just glad chemo is over! Have 4 weeks now to build myself up!
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Hello everyone, first time I have written on here.
Started my chemotherapy (Tax + trial) last Thursday,prior to surgery. First 2 days great, but have gradually felt more c*** every day since! Today I have ulcers on my tongue and finding it difficult to eat. Can you tell me - do you generally start to pick up after each treatment or will this be the norm for the rest of my treatment?
I hate feeling ill and am finding it difficult today to keep positive, just seems a long way through to the end. Admit there have been a few tears today when the pains were at their worst. Have fantastic friends and family but they cannot be there all of the time and find it can be very lonely in the middle of the night. Think I'm just feeling sorry for myself and that's not me normally.
On a positive note, finding it really helpful to read all of your messages, many thanks to you all x
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