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Has Anyone Had Their Bioclip Left In There Breast After Surgery?

Has Anyone Had Their Bioclip Left In There Breast After Surgery?

I had a lumpectomy. The surgeon got clear margins. Yet the bioclip was placed so far from the tumor that she didn't get it.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

No they left the bioClip in my breast.

posted about 7 hours ago

Did Anyone Or Have Anyone Ever Heard Of Alot Of Back Pain After Masectomu And Reconstruction?

Did Anyone Or Have Anyone Ever Heard Of Alot Of Back Pain After Masectomu And Reconstruction?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Have you tried getting your medical marijuana card? I know multiple people that have been in pain that were on Percocets and painkillers that did not work properly. They switched over to that and it… read more

posted about 12 hours ago

Reclast Infusion For Osteoporosis

Reclast Infusion For Osteoporosis

Recommended to do reclast infusion for osteoporosis. Anyone familiar with drug?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Thank you for information

posted 1 day ago

After Treatment Who Developed A Rare Tumor Intheir Heart?

After Treatment Who Developed A Rare Tumor Intheir Heart?

A couple weeks back I remember a posting saying their scan showed a cardiac tumor but I cannot recall which one of my sisters share this with me. Do you know what kind and treatment?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Prayers forced you Anni that it dies not cause you any problems

posted 1 day ago

Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen

Can anyone speak on success with Tamoxifen? I have Stage 4 Her2 positive with only 25% estrogen. My dr. is suggesting Tamoxifen along with my Herceptin and Perjeta.
What have side effects been?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I take tamoxifen. In beginning 2019 . I would get hot flashes. I found them disturbing. I started timing them. Lol usually a minute max 4 minutes. After a few months it stopped. I think at first I was… read more

posted 3 days ago

What Questions Have You Googled About Breast Cancer?

What Questions Have You Googled About Breast Cancer?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I google words or phrases on scan reports to make sure something wasnt overlooked. I trust my care team but its helpful to learn as much as possible.

posted about 15 hours ago

Her2 Positive Support

Her2 Positive Support

Calling all long term Her2 positive stage 4s…. I am in need of encouragement and would love to know how long you have been on Herceptin and Perjeta. I just started my first round of maintenance therapy this week. My scans look great but I worry about resistance. Does anxiety get better? 🙏

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I live in upstate New York. We’ve been having a beautiful summer. ☀️

posted about 20 hours ago

Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen

I'm currently on estamestane my oncologist wants me to switch to tamoxifen I have very few side effects so very nervous about switching. She wants me to switch due to bone loss what side effects should I expect and should I switch

A MyBCTeam Member said:

TY I have switched oncologist
Also he missed my dexa scan changed. I found out I had osteoporosis when I had compression fx of spine. Not fun. Now waiting to get appt for reclast infusion. Very… read more

posted 2 days ago

How Is Implant Surgery After Double Mastectomy

How Is Implant Surgery After Double Mastectomy

A MyBCTeam Member said:

So i had exchange surgery on july19 th it was not hard i just have been a difficult case but over all the transfer is easy

posted 9 days ago
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