Hi All -
I'm three weeks post op from double mastectomy with tissue expanders and lat flap on left side. While it's been a rough three weeks, it is getting better. The big thing right now is driving (well except the pain that I'm just living with......). I'm supposed to return to work in three weeks. I don't feel even close to being able to drive. I know a lot can happen in three weeks - I'm curious if anyone has been through this and not been driving by six weeks.
I was diagnosed w/BC in June after my annual mammogram. Left breast lump was cancerous, right breast lump was a ((fibroid-whatever) non cancerous,they placed a marker there for future mammograms. My problem is my nipples are always erect and very sensitive. Other then that I have had a smooth recovery. Any one else had or have this problem?
Surgery in New Orleans is Dr Sullivan surgery at UCLA is Dr Tseng
So I’m unclear....mixed opinions. I’ve been on Lexapro for anxiety since a July and just started taking Tamoxifen. My oncologist at MKS said there can be a very slight decrease in Tamoxifen effectiveness with Lexapro, but she is ok with it. She suggested Effexor instead, but will defer to a psychiatrist. My psychiatrist is hesitant to make the switch for a couple of reasons: 1) I am doing well on it 2) barely any reduced effectiveness 3) more difficult to get off Effexor and… read more
Starting Femara Monday worried about side effects
How long b4 u noticed any side effects
My hair thinned so much from Chemo
worried about more hair loss as well as other side effects
Hi there, I had my chest xray last week for routine check up, there is a suspicious opacities in the left apex of my lungs, is anyone here experience the same? Stage 1a here on herceptin ( 14th cycle this week ) mrm last year september 2017
Thanks in advance
I have been diagnosed with stage 1 triple negative and negative HER 2 Ductal carcinoma of the left breast.
I have no history of breast cancer in my family.
Why would you consider having a mastectomy and why?
Was it because your doctor or Oncologist suggested it?
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