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Hi everyone, yesterday I got the bad news that my early breast cancer diagnosis of 4 years ago has spread, I was devastated, I have changes in my pelvis and lower spine and a growth push against my kidney tube hence that kidney not working correctly and a stent is going to be inserted and a biopsie of the growth to see if it’s still the same cancer I was diagnosed with originally then we know exactly what we dealing with, I will say I’m frightened, worried, scared as hell, panicked, nervous, and all the other emotions that come along with that diagnosis, I walked out of the oncologists office and hopefully not in the hearing of the other patients there dropped the F bomb  a dozen times, what the future holds for me now I don’t know what I do know is I will be fighting this all the way.


  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 5,149
    My heart goes out to you with a sigh! I do hope this next phase has been caught early and zapped to oblivion 
    Take care 
  • SisterSister Adelaide Hills, SAMember Posts: 4,960
    Such devastating news @glynnis.  No words can make anything better but thinking of you.
  • GlynnisGlynnis Member Posts: 344
    Thankyou @sister
  • GlynnisGlynnis Member Posts: 344
    @iserbrown, oncologist talking about putting me on Kisqali and a Estrogen block as well
  • AllyJayAllyJay Member Posts: 886
    I have no words @Glynnis...but my thoughts are with you at this truly horrible time. (((hug))).
  • arpiearpie Mid North Coast, NSWMember Posts: 6,249
    I am So sorry to hear this, @Glynnis  ..... my heart goes out to you  xxxx    

    I hope the meds regime they put you on will stabilise your mets, stop the pain & give you the quality of life that you deserve.   xxxxx

    big hugs coming to you  xxx

  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 5,149
    If you put Kisquali in the search above you will find posts on the topic or click on Metstatic cancer in the category listing - lots of encouraging info

    Have you joined  the private group


    Best wishes. I have to  say I shuddered and still do when I read your post. I'm 4 years end April

    Hope the collective positive energy helps

    Take care xx
  • Blossom1961Blossom1961 Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 2,002
    @Glynnis Big hugs
  • kmakmkmakm MelbourneMember Posts: 7,974
    Oh @Glynnis, my thoughts are with you tonight. It's a terrible, terrible shock. This is such a prick of a disease. Keep talking to us, we're with you in your fight. The biggest of hugs, K xox
  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Smithton Tas was Bathurst nsw Member Posts: 3,410
    oh Glynnis not what anyone wants to hear ... sorry that this shit of a disease is back again ... I do hope that they can zap/chemo it to hell where it belongs.... 


  • Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Member Posts: 1,839
    Hi @Glynnis sending you a private message
  • FinchFinch MelbourneMember Posts: 302
    @Glynnis sending you the biggest of hugs . What a dreadful horrible day  for you yesterday. Thinking of you. Xxxxxx
  • GlynnisGlynnis Member Posts: 344
    Thank you everyone for your wishes, it’s just day by day at the moment
  • kitkatbkitkatb Member Posts: 442
    @Glynnis  Thoughts are with you and also sending you a big virtual hug. xo
  • Blossom1961Blossom1961 Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 2,002
    @Glynnis You have so many virtual hugs coming from so many lovelies that you won’t be able to feel anything else. Stacks on!
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