I had my mastectomy on New Year's Eve 2013. No lymph node involvement so no radiotherapy recommended (lucky, as I have a pre-existing frozen shoulder so would have found it difficult!). Having had a different form of cancer previously (bowel cancer in 1996) I decided that I should have chemotherapy. However my mastectomy wound became infected and broke down and I eventually had to have a skin graft which is also taking time to heal. This obviously raises issues about whether to proceed with reconstruction later but my immediate concern is whether there is still any point in having chemotherapy more than three months after my surgery. I would be grateful to hear from anyone who has found themselves in a similar position.
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