I'm a newbie - diagnosed on Friday - and feel so happy reading your post. I am running a half marathon on Sunday (the show muct go on) and really don't want to stop running after surgery.
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Hi, I'm a newbie 🙂 I found out on Friday that I have breast cancer. I'm 33 with two children (12 & 14). I found a lump 5/6 weeks ago and was referred by my GP to the breast clinic. After an ultra sound, mammogram and biopsy the result came back 2 weeks later confirming those dreaded words. I think i am still in a state of shock. My mum has had BC in both breasts ( a year apart) and my auntie has had BC in both breast (4 years apart). I guess I always knew I was at risk and kind of though it would catch up with me one day but I never thought I would be sat here joining this forus at 33. I feel like I know so little. Everyone else seems to know alot more about there cancer, the treatment options etc. All I know at this stage is I have Grade 2 Secretory Breast Cancer. It's a rare form responible for less than 1 % of breat cancers. I am having the lump removed along with lymph nodes on 9 April. And that is all I know. Should I have more information at this stage? Feeling rather anxious with it being such a rare form - are they not telling me things because they don't know enough about it at this stage and need to do more tests following the lumpectomy? Everyone else seems to know about masectomy options, chemo vs radiotherapy. Is is normal for everthing still to be so unknown?? Really looking forward to hearing from you.
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