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Surgeon recommendations: How did you choose a surgeon?
I am waiting for biopsy results but a radiologist told me he is sure I have breast cancer based on ultrasound characteristics of a mass....
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 17, 2023
Breast surgeon questions
I just got my diagnosis yesterday (DCIS, R breast); awaiting a call to schedule the breast surgeon consultation; during the diagnosis call I got a...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jun 26, 2023
Surgeon missed the margins. 2nd surgery
Good morning all, Had lumpectomy 3-18 went back on 3-28 thinking surgeon would release me to oncologist but No ! She told me they missed...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: 19 hours ago
My plastic surgeon at my last visit
Said, “now you have the small breasts you always wanted.”I have no idea where she ever got the idea I wanted small breasts.I always wanted...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 27, 2023
Pathology: It's overwhelming before meeting with the surgeon
Hi just had a 2 tumor lumpectomy and sentinel lymph node removal. I am waiting to meet with surgeon Friday. In the meantime I’m able...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 19, 2023
See video with breast surgeon, a 2-time breast cancer survivor
Dr. Liz Riordan is a breast cancer surgeon that has had breast cancer twice and to help others going thru it she has very helpful...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 14, 2023
Seroma after drain removal? What questions should I ask the surgeon?
I am having swelling (Seroma is a collection of serous fluid in the dead space of post-mastectomy) has anyone experienced this after surgery. Please tell...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 18 4:08pm
Seeking Qualified skilled Surgeons
Any options on the many breast surgeons out there. I don't know who is skilled experience and others have found the best for them. Any...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jul 29, 2017
How to vet breast surgeons?
What is the appropriate process? Can you ask for prior patients as references? How do you know if a doctor has a successful track record...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 9, 2023
7mm invasive ductal carcinoma
Newly diagnosed. Extremely frightened. Surgeon says lumpectomy and possible radiation. Awaiting results for HER2. Radiation scares me. I would appreciate any thoughts
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 10 9:29am
Many problems with Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy
Hello everyone. I’m here to ask a few things about breast reconstruction after a bilateral mastectomy. I hope you don’t mind that I’m not the...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 9, 2023
Did you have Home Health Nurse for recovery post surgery?
Hello beautiful souls, I had the surgery on Monday unilateral mastectomy on my left breast. They removed 4 sentinel nodes and waiting for the results....
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 20, 2022
lump
I'm a anxious mom, my 18 year old daughter found a round lump in her right breast. I took her to her doctor this morning....
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 7, 2018
What kind of scan should one have after a partial mastectomy surgery?
Hi! I just went through the surgery on 12/26/23, had my post surgery follow-up check with my surgeon on 1/3/24. According to my Surgical Pathology...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 19 10:27am
Mastectomy Surgical Dehiscence
Hello fellow warriors. My name is Lynne. This is my 2nd time with breast cancer. I was 1st diagnosed in December 2006 and opted for...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 1, 2022
Surgery for Calcifications/Cancer from Calcifications
I have dense breast and I'm flat chested. Mammogram and Ultrasound again found a cluster of calcifications. They've been there for years but now the...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 9, 2023
Waiting for answers
Hi everyone, The past few weeks have been horrid. From mammogram to diagnosis is so stressful. Information about my diagnosis has come to me in...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 12, 2023
MRI after 3D Mammogram - dense breast tissue
Recently, I had my first mammogram post treatment for IDC with one sentinel lymph node involved (I had surgery, radiation, ovarian suppression--and then ovary removal,...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 17, 2022
Anastrozole before surgery
This fall I was diagnosed with stage IIIb breast cancer. I have an approximate 3 cm tumor in my lower right breast with skin invasion...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 2, 2022
Waiting on pathology
Hi all! I have hesitated to post but I’m going crazy. I discovered a large indentation under my right breast. Being seen at the breast...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 5 12:17pm