• Surgery

    Asked by Coopswifey on Thursday, May 30, 2019


    Well, I’m all done with chemo and I’m so glad that my tumors are much smaller. I was just given my surgery date of June 10th. In which I will be getting a single mastectomy. I’m feeling a little nervous but very optimistic..

    9 Answers from the Community

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    • Carool's Avatar

      Good! I wish you everything good, Coopswifey!

      6 months ago
    • cllinda's Avatar

      Good! Read the blogs about what you need to get ready for surgery. I know they suggest button down the front shirts because you may not be able to lift your arm to put good t shirt on. Good luck.

      6 months ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      We wish you the best in your surgery. Please let us know how you do with it.

      6 months ago
    • beachbum5817's Avatar

      It is great news that your tumors have shrunk. Good luck with your surgery. Take care.

      6 months ago
    • Kp2018's Avatar

      I'm so glad you've had a good response to chemo and are ready for surgery. My best to you in the next step of your treatment.

      6 months ago
    • savingrace's Avatar

      It's understandable to be nervous. You've made it through the chemo, the tumors have shrunk and I'm wishing you the best outcome every for your surgery.

      6 months ago
    • MarcieB's Avatar

      It is such good news that you have responded well to chemotherapy. I thought recovering from surgery was a piece of cake compared to going through chemo! Please do keep us posted on your progress.

      6 months ago
    • Bug's Avatar

      So glad to hear that your tumors are smaller - that's great. Very best wishes on your surgery. Please let us know how you're doing when you feel up to it. Thinking of you and sending a big, warm hug.

      6 months ago
    • Ashera's Avatar

      I'm with MarcieB! After the most horrendous 6 months of dose-dense chemo - I insisted on taking 5 weeks to recover before I did surgery. I had a lumpectomy and complete axilla dissection, and the healing from that was 'a piece of cake' even with the drain. I'm so glad your tumors shrunk! You'll do fine with surgery - wishing for the best!

      6 months ago

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