Pathology results from surgery
Saw my surgeon today and got my results. He was surprised to find I have two different types of Breast Cancer. I have Stage 1 -mixed ICC in breast and Stage 2 -DCIS in 1st sentinal lymph node. Have an appointment Friday (17th) with the radio. oncologist then 30th March with the medical oncologist. Radioitheraphy is…
New diagnosed, 73, introvert, living alone. Surgery tomorrow (2nd March) for lumpectomy and sentinal lymphnode. My doc has told me I will be having radiontherapy once the biosypy results are in.
time gap from surgery to starting of Radiation therapy
Hello everyone, I have a super quick question, from the time that you had your surgery, how long was it till you started your radiation therapy? and if the dates didn't a line with your life and needs, and how long was it before you could start, like 2 months etc before your treatment started, I'm asking as I'm looking for…
Low volume Oligo-metastatic/progressive Disease.
Hi all, My name is Annie I have just been diagnosed with Low volume Oligo-metastatic/progressive Disease. FEB 2019 Lobular BC. Lumpectomy, Radiation Arimidex.FEB 2023 Solitary met to manubrium sternum. NED anywhere else.Has anyone heard of this?
Radiotherapy is pretty painful
Hi everyone I’ve had 6 treatments so far… my breast is quite red and painful (like a sharp pain)… I’ve moved to a burns cream 6 times a day… Today it took 3 takes for them to get it right Just sharing …
Newly diagnosed, WLX / Lumpectomy - What's next ...
I had my routine MG at BreastScreen in mid-Nov 2022, and got called back to do further MG, US and biopsy after 2 weeks. On 8/12/2022 got told I'd got breast cancer ER+, PR+, HER2 pending. BreastScreen had also arranged my initial Oncology appointment in the public sector in a week time, and told me that my surgery would…
post op exercise question?
Hello all, I have a question, I have also emailed this off to my bc nurse, however they are busy and can not get back to me for a few days, so I thought I would ask here for a general idea, I was diagnosed on the 14.12.2022, today I have had my PPET-CT Scan, yuck, what an ordeal, If that is all good for my surgeon, I'm…
Post TNBC: cope and hope
Hello all, It has been a good solid 12 months since I posted on this forum. Have jumped on a few occasions but didnʻt quite feel that I was ready to contribute anything meaningful. An enormous warm hug to all the women with a TNBC diagnosis; I also am part of this camp. Diagnosed Aug 2020, had AC/Paclitaxel until Jan 2021…
6 years cancer free...then I'm not
Hi all, just wanted to share a little about my journey and was also wanting some advice... My story begins in December 2016, found a lump in my right breast after running my first marathon (lost quite a bit of weight with all the training). fast forward 11 surgeries-lumpectomies, sentinel node biopsies, egg…
Webcast: The Role of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of DCIS and Early Breast Cancer
Hello everyone, BCNA are holding a webcast on Thursday 9 December, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT on The Role of Radiotherapy in the Treatment of DCIS and Early Breast Cancer. Some people diagnosed with breast cancer may be recommended radiotherapy as part of their treatment. Radiotherapy is usually recommended after breast…