• emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    about 2 years ago
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    Mastectomy (uni or bilateral)

    Decision Point

    With the MRI and genetic results, a lumpectomy was out of the question for the left breast, so I had to decide if I was willing to p...

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    • emprice
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast C...
    about 2 years ago
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    lumpectomy vs. mastectomy

    Decision Point

    Wanted lumpectomy because tumor was 1.8cm and I wanted the option of breastfeeding another baby down the line

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    • Dawsonsmom
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    about 2 years ago
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    MO recommends Femara

    Decision Point

    Given my age (68) and clinical features of my tumor (small, 7mm) no lymph node involvement, and the low risk for recurrence, I am qu...

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    • MariaR
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in sit...
    about 2 years ago
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    Bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction

    Decision Point

    Well I decided to do a BMX and immediate reconstruction. Expanders will be placed at surgery. Reason: my maternal aunt was diagn...

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  1. about 2 years ago
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    Diagnosed with Stage IVb Breast Cancer.

    Decision Point

    As a 4 year Lung Cancer patient that started out at Stage IV b and with Chemo, Radiation and Opt Divo treatment for the last year an...

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    • Carole19
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Now whether to have mastectomy one side or two?

    Decision Point

    More tumors were found that did not show on mammogram. Had MRI and one more found. All same side, so can't decide what surgery next.

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    • happness
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinoma...
    about 2 years ago
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    Change of diagnosis after surgery and new pathology

    Decision Point

    Now I have to decide if the new treatment plan is something I want to go along with. It has lots of side effects and it is only a pr...

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    • Bengal
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 2 years ago
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    This is like nothing I have ever experienced. I am in total shock. How am I going to proceed?

    Decision Point

    Surgeon, oncologist and nurse navigator helped guide me through decision making.

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    • KathM
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    about 2 years ago
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    Hormone blockers

    Decision Point

    I have been on Anastrozole for the last 3 years and have had bone muscle pain and really bad pain and numbness in my feet. So they t...

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    • MyahsMom
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    about 2 years ago
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    To move on.

    Decision Point

    It took several years after the death of my hubby from cancer to decide that God left me here for a reason. I am now involved in se...

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    over 2 years ago
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    chemo and radiation

    Decision Point

    Initially didn't think I would need chemo. Not much of a choice with TNBC. "Part of the choice" is accepting the new information. ...

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    • earthgirl
    • Experience with Metaplastic Carcinom...
    over 2 years ago
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    mastectomy vs quadrantectomy & reconstruction vs reduction

    Decision Point

    I chose a quadrantectomy and reduction and remain confident with my choices. As it turned out, a mastectomy would not have given me...

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