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A 2013 year-end message from a one-year breast cancer survivor; shares encouragement to continue the fight for a cure

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  • Mary Cordle Profile

    I have stage one of breast cancer in both breasts. My surgery was DEC 31. why am I just now getting radiation started Mar 2. My dr first told me I needed 3 weeks of radation but my other one says 6. Why??

    Asked by anonymous

    Learning About Breast Cancer
    almost 2 years 5 answers
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      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      My radiation started 2 months after surgery & I had 6 weeks of treatment. Your incisions have to heal before radiation can begin

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    • Betti A Profile
      anonymous
      Survivor since 2013

      Your body does need time to heal from one procedure to the next. As to the 3 vs 6 weeks you should be sitting down and talking with both doctors and see why the difference and if need be seek a 3rd opinion.

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    Am getting breast pain during period ,dat time my breast s increases I feel like dat ...is dis breast cancer symptom,

    Asked by anonymous

    Learning About Breast Cancer
    over 3 years 2 answers
    • Rikki Leigh Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Wow, sorry, I didn't finish before it threw it right up there.

      As I was saying... Lol... A simple breast examination can be done right in the office by your doctor. They will determine if more testing is needed or if you're perfectly fine.

      Good luck to you!

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      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Monthly pain in your breasts is perfectly normal and is caused by hormonal changes. I never had breast pain during menstruation until the last year or two. Now it feels like I have painful water balloons strapped to my chest. It is because as we age, we have many hormonal changes that can...

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      Monthly pain in your breasts is perfectly normal and is caused by hormonal changes. I never had breast pain during menstruation until the last year or two. Now it feels like I have painful water balloons strapped to my chest. It is because as we age, we have many hormonal changes that can honestly become bothersome.

      However, I would never want to discourage you from talking to a doctor about your concerns. I encourage that greatly in this case. Sometimes a medical professional can set our mind at ease with a sumpl

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    negative 3 her 2 positive, how serious

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    Learning About Breast Cancer
    about 4 years 4 answers
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    • sharon s Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Her2 means you will be given Herceptin for twelve months. It is specifically connected to stopping that receptor. This receptor hangs both inside and outside of the cell. It suggests aggressive cancer.
      About 25 percent a her2.
      Fewer are triple positive.

      Her2 controls how your cancer...

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      Her2 means you will be given Herceptin for twelve months. It is specifically connected to stopping that receptor. This receptor hangs both inside and outside of the cell. It suggests aggressive cancer.
      About 25 percent a her2.
      Fewer are triple positive.

      Her2 controls how your cancer is duplicating ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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      anonymous
      Survivor since 2013

      What kind of information has your doctor(s) given you? That's where I'd start, sit down and have a discussion about it.

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