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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
How do I keep myself calm waiting on results?
Waiting to get my biopsy done how do I keep myself calm? I had mammogram and ultrasound just over week ago findings are a lobulated...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Dec 18, 2023
Does Mayo Jacksonville offer frozen section margin checks for BC?
I'm trying to find a surgeon that offers frozen section margin eval during surgery, especially for checking the lymph nodes. Diagnosed with invasive lobular, which...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 21 11:48am
Do you have a favorite BC blogger or writer?
I’ve found a few writers that I’ve found inspiring. Not necessarily because they’ve managed their BC journey masterfully. They have shared real struggles or provided...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 22 10:01am
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
Anyone experienced delayed lymphedema after lumpectomy?
Stage 1 invasive lobular. Had lumpectomy at end of April. Two lymph nodes also removed. Everything was going fine. I had 4 weeks of daily...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 21, 2022
Breast reconstrution: Anyone also have a breast reduction?
So I see the plastic surgeon next week to hear what he has to say about surgery. I currently am almost a C cup and...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 20, 2023
First post treatment follow up with the oncologist
I have my first follow up visit with my surgeon and radiation oncologists in two days. The weather is threatening to force me to postpone...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Feb 1, 2019
Painful lump/spots after lumpectomy not going away?
Hello all I am 10 weeks post last surgery (ILC with lumpectomy and then re-excision). I have had some painful spots since the 1st surgery,...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 30, 2023
Changing Doctors for Followup: Who do I see?
I’m 7 years post double mastectomy bc surgery. 2020-2021 was my 5 year follow up but it was the height of covid so it threw...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jul 14, 2023
Invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC): Time till surgery?
My diagnosis was on 11/4/22 of IDC Grade 1 ER+ HR-negative. Very slow growing according to my surgeon and mammo says this... Within the LEFT...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Dec 14, 2022
IDC newly diagnosed-crawling sensation-lymph node thickening
Hello! I was diagnosed last week w/ IDC and have read a lot of great information here. I have an appointment with a surgeon in...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 2, 2023
Still on Letrozole but do I need it?
I was diagnosed with Stage IV BC in July 2020. At that time the hormone receptor was 43% positive. After many chemo treatments and my...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Apr 8, 2023
ADH vs DCIS
I just received news today that after several mammograms and now a biopsy, I have atypical ductal hyperplasia suspicious for low grade ductal carcinoma in...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Aug 1, 2023
Breast cancer/Radiation/Tooth Problems
I have had BC twice and radiation twice. I am just coming onto 5 years from the second cancer and my teeth are starting to...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: May 28, 2023
just had partial mastectomy
A large mass was removed, including all margins, and lymph nodes are clear. They call it Stage 1. This was 4 weeks ago. I JUST...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Nov 27, 2020
What to know right after diagnosis - inhale!
While a breast cancer diagnosis is life altering, it is not an emergency!You have time to understand and research your options.I just wanted the cancer...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Dec 28, 2023
Severe pain immediately after waking from right masectomy surgery.
In 2020, I woke up in the recovery room after undergoing a skin sparing right masectomy with 4 sentinal nodes removed. Within one minute I...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Jan 28, 2023
Anyone else diagnosed with IDC & ILC, at the same time?
Hello All,In November of 2021 I had a "normal" mammogram (always noted heterogeneously dense breasts) On Oct 7th I had a very long-awaited breast reduction...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Mar 25 4:24pm
IBC TNBC left breast, one year later in right while still in treatment
Any advice at how to advocate for myself would be much appreciated.Inflammatory Brest Cancer with triple negative receptors was diagnosed October 2022.My treatment plan:Chemo: 6...
Support Group: Breast Cancer
Last active: Oct 23, 2023