hi mimichelle i myself have just been told i got invasive duct cancer grade 3 n in lymph nodes too i now the waiting can be awful . some people say you will be fine how can they say that even my doctor don't know if i will . i think the best they can say is sorry to hear that hun but try n stay positive that would be a lot better i think so from me to you one big hug n head up n stay positive ,you might feel like crying it did , by all means do so a good old sob n let it flow i do my crying in the bathroom turn the taps on sat on the loo n did i sob n then just took a deep btreath n came out n just got doing what i had to do you will find the girls n here are a great bunch n will give you great support after all we all are the pink ladies may god bless ya hun xxxxxx
Hi, I was told last Wednesday that I have breast cancer. The wait between the biopsy and the diagnosis 10 days later was the harder part for me. Now that I have been given a plan I feel surprisingly calm and just want to get it sorted. Surgery next week for lumpectomy and hormone therapy and radiotherapy thereafter. I've had many trips to the breast clinic over the years (I'm 60 years old) and lumps previously have turned out to be cysts and these were removed by needle aspiration which was all straightforward, so when I went again 2 weeks ago and they wanted to investigate a lump more carefully I had a feeling things weren't quite right. It's all happening very fast though and I feel reassured at the level of care offered here in Cheltenham/Gloucester. Good luck to you all, it's good to know this forum is here for us to offload, better out than in eh :-)
I now how you must be feeling right now but youwill get through thisonce all treatment etc has started. Take care and please know there are no questions that are daft, believe me I asked some crackers but it is how you are feeling at that time. Chat soon,Mary.
Sorry youve found yourself on here . The journey will probably feel very surreal and as the girls have already said this early bit is awful . Once the plan is in place things become more bearable to cope with . Im 54 and feel very young so you must be finding this unbelievable and I cant imagine what you must be going through . All I can say is keep talking and asking questions , this is a great site for info and support . If you feel you would prefer to talk to someone your own age there is the someone like me support . Where the site have volunteers who have already gone through treatment etc ...they will pair you up with girl/girls of similar age and diagnosis and you can have chat over phone . Iv found that although I have good friends and family there is something very comforting from speaking to others who have or gone through BC .
Im waiting for my mastectomy and my process has been a bit longer than most of the girls as mine is low grade and Iv been further down on the list which is absolutely fine with me . So Iv had time to get over shock and come to terms with my surgery . Ill be having my lymph node biopsy in two weeks but in meantime Im living my life and doing things as normal ...because Im odd like that ha .. I feel very positive in fact too much ..and I guess thats why it does seem so surreal its almost like Im talking about having a tooth out and its my breast !! Anyway stay as positive as you can ..and keep talking and venting this is your journey . Big hugs Steph xx
Hello there - I think we are all in shock when we get a BC diagnosis eh? So sorry to find yourself here but you will find lots of support & answers to any questions which you will probably have. Also, you can ask/say things here that you don't want to voice to your friends or family because although they want the best for you they are a bit frightened, I suppose, if that makes sense. The ladies here have seen & heard it all before. Wishing you all the best and once you have a treatment plan in place, you will feel much more in control, definitely. Hugs & positive thoughts always xxx