Hi ladies, Sorry to keep you in suspense about my results but I received great news yesterday - my surgeon confirmed that all the cancer has been successfully removed along with 1cm tissue, all clear and no nodes affected I was so relieved I burst into tears, just overwhelmed and exhausted.
So now it's Tamoxifen (pick up the prescription tomorrow) and an appointment with the Onc to discuss rads on 10 April.
My 4 lovely cousins took me out to celebrate last night and we had lashings of bubbly I kid you not!
Tweetypie, I never had a great deal of discomfort after my op and didn't need painkillers (paracetomol) after a couple of days but I do still feel sore on the scar under my arm one month on and have developed cording about 4" long. It's not painful and I still have full movement of my arm and am doing my exercises religiously every day. My surgeon wasn't concerned about it when he examined me yesterday, I am hoping it will just go away. I think time is the best healer, my hard scar tissue on my breast seems to be disappearing slowly - I didn't like the feel of that at all, and I also hated the numbness in my armpit but that's coming back now as well. I'm not sure if this has been of any help to you at all, but things should improve a little more each day.
Jane I hope your rads treatment is still going well for you now that you're a few days in and that your seroma is starting to heal.
And Deb, sounds like you're still recovering well and loving having the time off work - make the most of it .
Love to all - here's to another week of great progress, and hopefully a nice Easter Egg or two at the end of it. Mine's a Thorntons Strawberry Trifle one would you believe?
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