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  • Blossom1961Blossom1961 Geelong, VicMember Posts: 501
    I had a doctor who insisted I wasn’t pregnant and wouldn’t even do the test. Eight months later (two weeks overdue) my beautiful first baby was born. Yep, some doctors need a refresher course.
  • kmakmkmakm MelbourneMember Posts: 6,056
    Unbelievable ego, stubborn stupidity and wilful gendered blindness. Makes me so angry.
  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    got a ph call from the local hospital specialist clinic , breast screen has just sent through the paper work diagnosis etc but for them to send their reports to my gp I need a referral from him  I should see the surgeons late next week  daughter was there when the ph call came and now has gone into her room and shut the door the signal is when the door is shut to leave her alone 
  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Bathurst NSW Member Posts: 3,012
    that is good you have appointment next week Tisme... 

    she will need to process it and its ok for her to take time to process it. 

    Try to do what you enjoy before seeing the surgeon

    soldiercrab

  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    im not looking forward to the op which I know will have to be done , taxi to the hospital taxi back taxi there for post op checks taxi back all because the &*(^&*( govt wont recognise that carers get sick 
  • iserbrowniserbrown Regional VictoriaMember Posts: 3,137

  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    sitting here thinking about things, gotta go see my GP on Monday to get a referral to the specialist clinic ( surgeons)  how do I get there and back if I have to have surgery ?? as it is now  id have to get a cab there , daughter would have to come and pick me up ( another cab )  and then take me home ( another cab)  that's money I dont have 
  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Bathurst NSW Member Posts: 3,012
    Tisme I am sure there would be community transport you would be eligible for this service while going through BC treatment.

  • SoldierCrabSoldierCrab Bathurst NSW Member Posts: 3,012
    Have you contacted Be Uplifted @Flaneuse
     put their link above they help with transport 
    • Arranging transport to treatment such as chemotherapy and radiation (this is from their website)
  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    i have but I haven't heard back 

  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    just got a pack from Breast screen Qld my diagnosis is well differentiated invasive carcinoma probable atypical ductal hypoplasia with micro calcification sounds more than just low grade cancer which is wat my gp told me  I cant get to treatment if I need it , I see the surgeons next week at caboolture what happens to daughter the whole thing isn't fair I obviously dont get to enjoy life now there is only daughter to care for. 
  • Giovanna_BCNAGiovanna_BCNA Administrator, Staff, Member, Moderator Posts: 849
    Hello @tisme sending you a private message
  • tismetisme Member Posts: 32
    had a visit from a cancer support , she read my diagnosis and mentioned that it was likely  I would have the breast removed, I knew it was possible having dreamed about telling the surgeon that if he was going to take one he should take both ( less chance of that spreading and so I wouldn't look lopsided even with prosthesis which I cant afford anyway. then I discover daughter needs a root canal, and 6 fillings.  cant afford that.  seems the dental clinic has wiped the 5 years we have been waiting and according to their records we have been on the list 18 months  ive also started having bouts of tachycardia again,  I know its stress .  daughter is suffering stress attacks too now 
  • kmakmkmakm MelbourneMember Posts: 6,056
    I'm so sorry to hear that @tisme. You are having such a rough time. I wish I could do something to help. K xox
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