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Old forum but for me actuality at the moment..
LVI: how bad is it and why my onc didn’t make a big deal out if it? 2 tumors one LVI grade 1 stage 1b.
I am scared..
i am 3 and a 1/2 years down the line now,but like you i was grade 3 no nodes but did have the lvi..i also wasnt told about this,i only found out as my oncoligist changed my hormone tablet and wrote to my docs telling them i was esent a copy of the letter and it said my grade,stage then i read lvi..I rang my breast nurse to ask why it was mentioned she said oh they dont really mention that but you have had all the treatment to kill off any stay cells(if you had any) i had a panic for a while only as read things on the net.but like the breast nurse said any stray cells if any hopefully have been killed off.x
Ali23 try not to be come consumed with the information listen to what the medical team are saying. My breast surgeon said that most tumours had access to blood supply. The fact you have no lymph node involvement is good. I had lymph node involvement and yes I focused like you on that which only added to my distress. I was diagnosed last year and now nearing the end of my treatment - possibly end of August. I am looking forward to that but at the same time feeling anxious about it as having my three weekly treatment makes me feel secure. Also I have met some very special people who are long term patients who have inspired me in terms of what good treatments are out there for breast cancer. Good luck and try to focus on what is positive in your treatment plan.
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