New diagnosed Canberran with questions
Hi Ladies/Gentleman I received a diagnosis yesterday of a high grade DCIS. I am being positive and I know I am fortunate, in the terms of a breast cancer diagnosis I know it could be a lot worse. I'm hoping someone can give me any advice on choosing a surgeon, or recommending one? My journey to this point hasn't been a…
First Blog - just diagnosed
Just been diagnosed with DCIS. Bit scary, too extensive to save most of my right breast. I have been offered reconstruction and seriously thinking about it. Does anyone have any advice. I am in the research phase but fairly keen. Cheers, Jillian
Hi, I have been diagnosed with DCIS for a couple of weeks now but not sure if I am okay or not. A bit confusing I know. When I was told which was over the phone I just said "ok" dr said "no,it's not ok" I said "yes it is I will be fine" I feel I am not sick enough or not important enough to have people worried about me. I…
Hi my name is Donna. I am 63 and have just been diagnosed with invasive globular carcinoma with boney mets. I had a DCIS in the right breast in 2004 which proved non invasive post hookwire surgery and in 2008 another DCISin left breast which also proved negative of cancer cells. It has been a terrible shock to find now I…
New gal on the block!
I have just joined BCNA today even though I was first diagnosed in early September. I was originally diagnosed with DCIS but after the first surgery it was discovered that the BC wasn't actually "in situ" so on 23/11 went back in to have more breast conserving surgery along with a biopsy of the sentinel node. I was given a…