Breast Cancer and Perineural Invasion

Posted by katrina123 @katrina123, Aug 30, 2022

I had perineural invasion with my breast cancer and I am not able to find very much information on it. All I am able to find is that this is not good when it happens with other kinds of cancer but I am not able to find out much about perineural invasion and breast cancer.

Does anyone know more about this?

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That's interesting what you said about pain because I had terrible pain in my breast and I recall how uncomfortable the seat belt was on my breast. Some people think that breast cancer is not painful but they are so wrong.
Isn't it frustrating to not know the ramifications of the nerve involvement? It's been around 2 1/2 years since my surgery and radiation and I still have deep nerve like pain in my breast that comes and goes.
Now I have developed transient lymphedema in my breast. I didn't even know that you could have breast lymphedema.
Thank you for telling me about your experience. I appreciate it.


Good morning everyone. I was told a week ago that Perineural Invasion is present after doing a double mastectomy. However , my margins are negative for carcinoma. My oncologist are suggesting chemotherapy. After surgery the pathology report read that the cancer was not in my right breast and no spread to my lymph nodes from my left breast which had the small tumor. I do not want to do chemo. Any suggestions.

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