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How long should I wait for an appt to get a second opinion?
Hi! I was diagnosed with DCIS by a local oncologist but I wanted a second opinion so I scheduled another appointment at a bigger cancer...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 15, 2023
diagnosed stage 3a but skin biopsy clear
Hello. I have an interesting situation. I have bilateral breast cancer. The left breast tumor seemed to have skin involvement--you could see the tumor making...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 4, 2023
Anyone else have a divot after port removed?
Has anyone else found they were left with a deep divot after their port was removed? I attached a photo. My surgeon retired to stay...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 10, 2023
question on triple positive BC treatments
Had recently been diagnosed for BC, Triple positive. Just had my surgery. Lymphnode clear, small tumor. Waiting for the appointment with the Oncologist. The surgeon...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 30, 2023
How To Decide Next Steps After Lumpectomy.
I am 66 years old and I had a lumpectomy and oncoplastic breast reduction on June 23 after being diagnosed with IDC IA, pT1a, pN0(sn),...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 26, 2021
Implants after reconstruction surgery losing their shape: Anyone else?
I was diagnosed with cancer in my left breast in 2016. I decided to have a double mastectomy and afterward I had reconstruction surgery. My...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 5, 2023
After lumpectomy? What's next?
I had a lumpectomy on 9/14 for DCIS that was upgraded from grade 0 to grade 1-2 malignant micro aggressive via biopsys (2) (calcifications) report....
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 24, 2023
Plastic surgery: Do they ever go back & adjust mismatched breasts?
I don’t know what I can ask for or expect from the plastic surgeon at a comprehensive cancer center. I wasn’t sure if I should...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 21, 2023
Anyone dealing with Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia (ADH)?
I am sorry if this is not the right forum. I know ADH is not cancer and this is a breast cancer forum, but I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 20 11:43am
Surgery options: Is laparoscopy ever used for lumpectomy? Savi Scout?
Is laparoscopy ever used for a lumpectomy? I have a 5mm dcis tumor that I'm now scheduling for a lumpectomy. My surgeon is going to...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 30, 2023
No cancer found in lumpectomy tissue?
Three months ago I was diagnosed with DCIS in two locations after two mammograms and a core needle biopsy at each site (same breast). Surgeon...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 23, 2023
Breast Implants Illness
Has anyone heard of Breast Implants Illness? My plastic surgeon stated that technically it hasn’t been an “approved issue” directly related to getting them. I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Apr 2, 2023
Breast MRI before prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction
I have had bilateral breast cancer with lymph node removal (2007 and 2018) and have learned that I have the CHEK2 mutation so am getting...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 27, 2020
Questions to ask during biopsy and diagnosis?
On May 3rd I had my first mammogram = small 7mm module on left breast, medial periareolar area On May 5th I had my second...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 31, 2023
Sudden pain along lumpectomy scar 4 months after surgery
I was awakened from my sleep with pain by my lumpectomy scar 4 months after surgery and 2 months after radiation. Was swollen and lumpy...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 30, 2023
Mastectomy Aftercare: When do I remove the bandages?
Hi. I had a right breast mastectomy 3 days ago. I can’t understand the directions from my surgeon that was provided after surgery plus my...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 25, 2023
Reccurrence?..Waiting on biopsy results
I had invasive lobular carcinoma stage 2B, 2.1 cm tumor with 3 positive lymph nodes in 2013 at the age of 65. Had double mastectomy...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 10 3:02pm
Who Else Has Decided NOT To Have Implants or Reconstructive Surgery?
I had a left breast mastectomy and will be having the right done after chemo and radiation. So I have time to decide. My surgeon...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: 5 days ago
New Lump After Mastectomy
Received very upsetting news that a new lump on my mastectomy site is indeed cancer. My mastectomy was November 24 (3.8 cm, grade 3, one...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 31, 2022
Invasive papillary breast cancer
My sister was diagnosed with invasive papillary breast cancer about a month ago in her right breast in two small spots. No presence in her...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 30, 2022