Immune system cancer caused by a breast implant is very rare. Nearly all the cases have been linked to implants with a textured or slightly roughened surface, rather than a smooth covering. Texturing may cause inflammation that leads to cancer. If detected early, the lymphoma is often curable.
What’s inside the implant — silicone or saline — seems to make no difference: Case numbers have been similar for the two types. The reason for the implants… read more
I received a call back after having my annual mammogram (one side only) and bilateral ultrasound. A nodule was found on my lat flap by the u/s. Has anyone had this and found it to be nothing?
I am curious after another post about a high her 2 FISH copy number - for those her 2 negative sisters, what was your her 2 copy number - it's reported as one of the two numbers they divide to get your ratio. I think anthing higher than 4 makes the result equivocal. Mine was like 2.3 I think...wondering if that is normal or is in the ones more normal?
Has anyone had reconstruction at the time of masectomy and then had proton based radiation? I have heard that it is possible, but curious about risks.
Ovid , periacreolar mass , hypoechoic mass internal echogenic regions and areas of posterior shadowing . Margins our lobulated . Complex cyst , in mass is solid bi rads 4 suspicious 50 wing mom having both female n Brest cancer !
My MO is going to put me on Tamoxifen. No guarantee of distant recurrance but he's going to proceed. I guess that gives me some piece of mind jut curious if anyone else has had this.
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