Hi there. I was told I was borderline for chemo and the oncologist was surprised that predict tool indicated I would benefit by 7%. I started having doubts, expressed them to nurse (during this conversation I actually promised I would go head with chemo!). I just wasn't convinced by this statistic. I didn't know online tests they do and researched this myself. At the next appointment (day before chemo meant to start) onc said she'd done another test with similar result. I said we're only talking 7% so what's similar. She said 6 or 7 %. I am due to have second opinion on 15th. She also told me window of benefit for chemo for would reduce after 60 days after surgery. Second opinion is 70 days after surgery- it has taken a month so this is also now a factor. I can't see me going ahead with it. I don't want radiotherapy but will probably bite the bullet there and tamoxifen. I've adopted a non-dairy vegetarian diet and for me looking at other factors for the future such as nutrition are important.
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