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Microlobulated borders
Hi. I'm brand new to this site. I had an ultrasound that revealed a 1.2 cm mass with the microlobulated borders on the upper portion...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jul 27, 2017
Wait time from diagnosis to surgery
I was diagnosed on 9-25 and will meet with a surgeon on 11-9. She is scheduling surgeries for December and January, depending upon priority. Dx...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 4, 2023
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
Double or single mastectomy?
Hi I have DCIS, my surgeon did not get clean margins. I need another surgery for that DCIS and now they found another area of...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 26, 2022
Experiences with tooth problems concurrent with Zometa treatments
I have one more Zometa infusion in June (completing 3 recommended years). I have some serious tooth issues. One lower tooth broke at the root...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 26, 2023
What happens when all lymph nodes are removed from left chest area?
After a left breast lumpectomy and ten lymph node removals, then a follow-up surgery for clear margins last year, I have recently been diagnosed with...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 27, 2023
BioZorb (titanium) site marker for breast cancer
When I had my lumpectomy in September 2020 my surgeon inserted a bioZorb for a permanent place marker for the site of cancer and to...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 8, 2023
Aromatose inhibitors/ mastectomy w/ diep flap reconstruction
This post is threefold. First, I am currently taking anastrozole. I had IDC in 2018 and have been taking it since. I had DCIS in...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 17, 2020
Extreme exhaustion 7 weeks after double mastectomy
I am 43 and had double mastectomy 7 weeks ago. My surgeon says I am doing better than most but I should have asked more...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jun 3, 2023
Pre-cancer excision coming up: What else can I learn?
I am scheduled for breast surgery in December to remove pre-cancerous tissue found in an MRI. Wondering what else I can learn. My pre-cancer is...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 9, 2023
Newly diagnosed breast cancer: trying to decide where to get treatment
Hello all! I am 38 years old, brca1 + and just diagnosed with a high grade invasive ductal carcinoma er- pr- and HER2 +2 (which...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 29, 2020
Lumpectomy vs mastectomy
Good morning. I am 34, in the IDC club and up to my eyeballs with conflicting information. My surgeon extremely favors double mastectomy where other...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 16, 2023
Genetic mutations that can cause breast cancer
I have the CHEK2 mutation...BC twice 11 years apart. No lymph node involvement. My genetic counselor says we have identical genes in every cell in...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jun 28, 2020
DCIS lumpectomy - 3 surgeries needed
I was diagnosed with DCIS in Jan. Stage 0, Grade 2, ER Positive. After biopsy, I've had a seed implant and then 2 lumpectomies because...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 5 7:23pm
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Stage 2 - Treatment Plan?
I am newly diagnosed with IDC Stage 2, 1.3 cm in size. Estrogen Receptor positive, Progesterone positive (1-10%) so not positive enough I have been...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 21, 2023
Anyone have breast aching, stinging as only symptom of breast cancer?
It seems I am a rarity regarding my Invasive Ductal Carcinoma and my only symptom has been my breast aching and stinging. I have had...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Sep 11, 2023
How can a biopsy be benign then MRI disagrees?
I found a lump in my right breast in January. Had an US needle core biopsy, results benign. The left breast was noted to have...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 3, 2022
Who knows anything or even has bc that has turned into fungating wound
Have invasive ductal carcinoma...the fungating tumors or fungating wounds are soooooo painful! Im taking pain med. One dr. said right away im sending referral to...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 7 2:53pm
How can this be?
I was diagnosed with DCIS, Stage 0, ER/PR+, dense breasts - was told “treatable/curable”. Had 2 biopsies, an ultrasound and an MRI prior to surgery....
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 16, 2023