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Update

It's been 11 years since I was diagnosed with breast cancer and still in remission. I was tested positive in 2016 for BRAC 1 cancer gene. I was told I had a 81% chance af returning cancer. I double mastectomy and had to have 7 surgeries Nov 2016 to April 2017. I had radiation in when I was going treatments 11 yrs ago. Radiation therapy is good then but bad years later. My surgical wound on my right breast would not close. On the last surgery the doctors us wound vac and home health to finally heal.
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Proton based radiation and reconstruction??

Proton based radiation and reconstruction??

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.

HER 2 Copy Number

HER 2 Copy Number

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?

Biopsy

Biopsy

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 !

Back pain

Back pain

I started radiation treatment and my back is hurting .any one know what helps with a bunch of pain meds?

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