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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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?
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.