• Does anyone find it really hard to research your diagnosis without getting really upset?

    Asked by michelerainh2o on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

    Does anyone find it really hard to research your diagnosis without getting really upset?

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    • Tpeck2's Avatar

      Wow! Thanks so much for asking this question, and thanks to everyone who has responded. It has helped me out. I was just diagnosed, sentinel lymph node positive, rest removed (don't yet know results), PET showed small blip, but CT a week later showed it had reduced a great deal and was too small to biopsy. And I have no sites on my skin, nothing. The flip is that my oncologist told me that he is very busy and probably most consults will be on the phone. He also told me to go to the internet to research and think about if I want to do a wait and see approach (with regular scans) or interferon. All I can say is that reading through this has helped me a great deal. Again, thanks for the question and thanks to everyone who has responded. I'm still shaking in my boots, but maybe not as much!

      almost 5 years ago
    • michelerainh2o's Avatar

      Tpeck2- I'm glad my question helped you out a bit! I'm so thankful to have found this site & so grateful for everyones input. It does help. My heart kind of sank with what you had to say about your doctor being very busy, and may only be able to discuss things over the phone with you. I will be thinking of you, and put you in my prayers.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Rolltidelynne's Avatar

      Tpeck2, I'm a little concerned too about his comment to you...but if you're ok w it, I will DEFINATELY keep you in my thoughts n prayers:) please keep us updated through your journey! I love this site n these people!! I've learned a lot!! I've also learned a lot about myself and I credit them n this site for making my journey a lot easier!! We are all here for each other!!! Have a great week:)

      almost 5 years ago

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