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With Every Lumpectomy Do You Have To Have A Tube For Drainage

With Every Lumpectomy Do You Have To Have A Tube For Drainage

I seen a post where a lady with lumpectomy had a tube is this true for all the lympectomy 's

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Was anyone mammogram where I had the lumpectomy 1/11/18 was very sore afterwards & during. My right breast was fine?

posted 6 months ago

Changes In Breast After Lumpectomy - About 4inches Out From The Nipple It Is Turning Dark, And Red, Is This Normail

Changes In Breast After Lumpectomy - About 4inches Out From The Nipple It Is Turning Dark, And Red, Is This Normail

The breast where I had a lumpectomy about 1-1/2 months ago is changing. A 4-5 inch circumference around my nipple is changing color. The skin is darkening but sort of red at the same time. My lumpectormy incision isn't in this area. Is this normal? I know that the breast will eventually become smaller than the other one, but is what is happening normal? I don't remember reading anything about this side… read more

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Call the dr Annia. It's better to call for nothing then not call n something is wrong

posted over 3 years ago

Her2+ Lumpectomy Vs Masectomy

Her2+ Lumpectomy Vs Masectomy

Looking for input on lumpectomy vs masectomy? I was Her2+ stage llA did chemo, pergeta, still doing herceptin. Finished radiation. No lymph node involvement. I choose lumpectomy but am now second guessing myself. Please post your choice if her2+ and please any success stories with just lumpectomy.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Depends on how big lump is mine was too big so I had to have mastectomy

posted over 4 years ago

Lumpectomy Reconstructive Surgery

Lumpectomy Reconstructive Surgery

Who's had reconstructive surgery on their breast after getting a lumpectomy? What type of surgery?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I've had consults with 2 different plastic surgeons and they both recommended fat grafting aka autologous fat transfer because my left breast is not… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Lumpectomy

Lumpectomy

For those that had a lumpectomy, radiation and are taking Tamoxifin, did you have a recurrence?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Recurrence 20 years later after BC on Right Breast and Chemo w/tamoxifen.
Then Jan 2011 IDC left breast, radiation, tamoxifen(hated) then hysterectomy… read more

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago

Trying To Decide Lumpectomy Vs Mastectomy

Trying To Decide Lumpectomy Vs Mastectomy

I had ductile carcinoma in 2017, had lumpectomy and radiation and tamoxifan. In February of 2020, i was diagnosed with dcis in same spot that other cancer was. Lumpectomy is still an option for me, no radiation and taking anastrozole. Anyone have any opinion or advice?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

These decisions are so personal - I'm replying a little late here so you have probably decided but if your cancer returned after the first treatment, I… read more

posted 26 days ago

2nd Lumpectomy

2nd Lumpectomy

Just wondering if anyone's opted to have a second lumpectomy after margins weren't clear in the first?

Thanks.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Thank you @A MyBCTeam Member. My scheduled time is 2:30 CST... (I'm in Oklahoma) Thanks again (((hug)))

posted over 4 years ago

Has Anyone Had Just A Lumpectomy And Was Fine With That?

Has Anyone Had Just A Lumpectomy And Was Fine With That?

has anyone had just a lumpectomy and was fine with that?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I had lumpectomy in 2005, my reoccurrence was not in breast, it came back in spine.

posted over 6 years ago

Lumpectomy Vs Masectomy

Lumpectomy Vs Masectomy

making decision to have lumpectomy and radiation.
wondering if u r worried about reccurence more than a mascectomy.
pleased with results??????

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Going through same thing. Was told needed lumpectomy but un reality is a quadrentectomy (1/4) of my breast removed and then radiation. My oncologist… read more

posted about 6 years ago

Reconstruction After Lumpectomy

Reconstruction After Lumpectomy

Has anyone had insurance pay for reconstruction of breast with lumpectomy and repair other breast to make them look the same.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I have an appt next week to see my ps. I am reducing the untreated to match. All I had to do was casually mention to my RO that I disliked the size… read more

posted over 5 years ago