Decided to have a double prophylactic mastectomy with immediate reconstruction @ 4 years after initial diagnosis - Nanax4

Decision Point Associated with Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma . Posted on September 6, 2012 View this journey (7 Experiences)

I found myself subconsciously thinking that I would not be around for much longer because of course I was going to get cancer again. Once I realized that had become ingrained in me, I decided not to let that happen, at least not without a fight. It took a lot of strength to make the decision to have a double prophylactic mastectomy, though! I also was worried about what the recovery would mean for me, or how long it would take.

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